June 17, 2021

T-Break

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Lawsuit more than Nashville assets tax states county violated conferences legislation

The Nashville lawyer battling for a referendum on Nashville’s property tax costs claims in a new lawsuit that Metro’s authorized division and the county election commission violated open meetings laws past tumble. 

The go well with, filed Thursday, is the most recent salvo in the ongoing skirmish about a Nashville tax hike some people want to repeal. 

An anti-house tax proposal, championed by the group 4 Good Federal government, aims to roll again Nashville’s residence tax rate to the 2019 degree — just before the price shot up by 34% final 12 months. It would call for voter acceptance if the annual improve tops 3%, and it boundaries Metro’s electrical power over general public land transfers and recall elections.

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Opponents say the shift could block the metropolis from properly managing its greatest earnings supply.