My property value decreased, but my taxes increased. Why is this?

If the value of your property decreased, your taxes may still increase based on an increase of the effective tax rate. This tax rate is changed based on levies that pass in the jurisdiction where your property is located.

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1. When are taxes due?
2. How do I pay my real estate taxes?
3. How do I change my tax mailing address?
4. Why did my taxes increase?
5. Can I pay my taxes monthly?
6. Why am I being billed for last year's property taxes this year?
7. What is the charge to pay my taxes by credit/debit cards or electronic check?
8. What are Real Estate taxes?
9. I do not understand my tax bill. Can you explain it to me?
10. When will I receive my new Prepayment coupons?
11. I received a tax bill but my mortgage company pays my taxes. What do I do?
12. How do I appeal the value of my property?
13. My property value decreased, but my taxes increased. Why is this?
14. Is there a discount for paying my taxes in full for the year?
15. I would like an explanation of how my tax dollars are being distributed. Could you explain this to me?
16. How do I find out how much I paid in real estate taxes so that I can itemize this expense on my Federal Income Tax filing?
17. I can't pay my taxes by the due date. Are there any programs available to help me pay my tax bill?
18. How much penalty will I receive if I do not pay by the due date?
19. When will I receive my new Delinquent Payment Plan coupons?
20. Why does the Treasurer's Office sell tax liens?
21. How do I know if my lien was released?
22. How do I make payments on my tax lien after it is sold?
23. What is the Semi-Annual Property Charge?
24. What is the Homestead Reduction Program?