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Education Funding as It Relates to the Distribution of the County Property Tax and Wheel Tax Revenues

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Reviewed Date: November 28, 2016

Original Author: 
Broughton, Jeff
Date Created: 
Jun 26, 2014


Subjects:
Schools--Finance
County government--Finance
Taxes--Real property
Taxes--Motor vehicles

Education Funding as It Relates to the Distribution of the County Property Tax and Wheel Tax Revenues

Summary: 
The county may direct that wheel tax revenues be used to support the county school system, thereby allowing the county to reduce the property tax levy dedicated for school purposes. MTAS was asked about the impact of such a change on county revenues received by the school system and school maintenance of effort issues.

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