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Tax collection back on track after slow start

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The collection of municipal property taxes is an important process for any municipality.
The cash flow generated allows municipalities to maintain operations without relying on credit and wasting money on interest repayments.
“When collection is slower, we find ourselves going into overdraft on our bank account,” said Scott Carr, the City of Dauphin’s director of finance.
“This year we were close, but we didn’t reach that. We did what we could to manage the cash and we came out not going into our overdraft.”

Get the complete story in the September 11 edition of your Herald.