Hampton to consider overriding tax cap

B y Derek Liebig

The town of Hampton will consider a local law that would permit officials to override the state’s 2-percent tax cap.

The town is currently eying a 2.77 percent increase in the tax levy, which actually falls within the tax cap after taking into consideration allowable exclusions

With those exclusions, Hampton could increase its tax levy by 3.66 percent and still comply with the cap. And while the town’s preliminary budget is nearly complete, there are a number of factors [...]

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