Tag: Wendy Lawrence

As Sitka’s senior population grows, Assembly weighs in on tax exemption programs

While Sitka’s senior sales tax exemption is back, not all elements of the program are the same. Senior citizens gave the Assembly an earful about this on Tuesday night. The group voted to restore the program to the way it was before. The Assembly also learned more about the city's audit of the senior citizen/disabled veteran property tax exemption program. Read More

Sitka boats go sailing tax-free

The Sitka assembly has exempted boats (and most planes) from property tax. City Hall believes the move will ultimately earn more than it costs, as the assessor can devote her full attention to real estate. Read More
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