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Sheriff releases property tax numbers

Counties share of more than $7 million is $808,468

Carter County Sheriff Jeff May released the numbers for property tax settlements and unmined coal settlements during Carter County Fiscal Court’s regular meeting last week. Out of a total of $7,286,403.90, the county’s share from property tax charges came to $808,468.14. Schools took the lion’s share of the funds, at $4,534,353.84. The health department’s total charges came in at $565,333.22, ambulance was second to schools, with $905,093.39, extension was a $469,058.03, and forestry was the lowest at $4,097.28.

Broken down by category, real estate for the county was at $545,042.12; tangibles, $41,810.72; new bills $1,901.45; limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $380.57; omitted limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $986.05; omitted real estate, $2,346.84; executive court orders – real estate, $221.93; executive court orders – tangible $0; franchise bank deposits, $80,571.34; franchise tangible, $118,065.68; franchise real estate, $13,076.53; and penalties, $4,064.91; for the total of $808,468.14.

Real estate funds for the schools was at $3,495,425.13; tangibles, $232,835.93; new bills $10,887.37; limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $2,440.72; omitted limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $6,323.88; omitted real estate, $14,990.52; executive court orders – real estate, $1,423.28; executive court orders – tangible $0; franchise bank deposits, $0; franchise tangible, $660,343.67; franchise real estate, $83,864.03; and penalties, $25,819.31; for the total of $4,534,353.84.

Real estate funds for the health department was at $436,018.43; tangibles, $29,170.43; new bills $1,358.11; limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $304.46; omitted limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $788.84; omitted real estate, $1,526.40; executive court orders – real estate, $177.54; executive court orders – tangible $0; franchise bank deposits, $0; franchise tangible, $82,371.00; franchise real estate, $10,460.67; and penalties, $3,157.48; for the total of $565,333.22.

Real estate funds for the ambulance board was at $697,624.97; tangibles, $46,672.46; new bills $2,172.94; limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $487.13; omitted limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $1,262.15; omitted real estate, $2,925.60; executive court orders – real estate, $284.06; executive court orders – tangible $0; franchise bank deposits, $0; franchise tangible, $131,794.21; franchise real estate, $16,738.01; and penalties, $5,131.86; for the total of $905,093.39.

Real estate funds for the extension agency was at $348,017.06; tangibles, $23,282.78; new bills $1,083.99; limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $243.01; omitted limestone, sand, gravel, and clay, $629.63; omitted real estate, $1,461.21; executive court orders – real estate, $141.71; executive court orders – tangible $0; franchise bank deposits, $0; franchise tangible, $83,262.04; franchise real estate, $8,372.41; and penalties, $2,564.19; for the total of $469,058.03.

Forestry only had funds from real estate, $4,073.58, and penalties, $23.70, for their total of $4,097.28. In tax credits the county had a total of $34,985.12, schools $212,108.41, health $26,460.93, ambulance $42,337.42, extension $21,120.24, and forestry $175.92. These numbers included delinquent real estate, delinquent tangibles, executive orders – real estate, executive orders – tangibles, and discounts.

Less commissions and refunds, the net due, and less payments previously submitted, the balance due to the sheriff for the county was 0.74, for the school 0.64, 0 for the health department, 0.01 for ambulance, 0.16 for the extension, and 0 for forestry.

Carter County is not particularly rich in coal, and the unmined coal property tax settlement numbers reflected that. The total charges and taxes due for the county were $42, less $1.79 in commissions leading to a net due and payments of $40.21. For schools those numbers were $269.36, less commissions of $10.56, for a net due and payments of $258.80. For health it was $33.60, less commissions of $1.43 for a net due and payments of $32.17; for ambulance $53.76, less commissions of $2.15, for net due and payments of $51.61; and for the extension $26.82, less a commission of $1.14, for net due and payments of $25.68.

These numbers, the sheriff’s report noted, are subject to audit.

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