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Wayne County taxpayers won’t see tax increase: What else is inside the 2023 proposed budget?

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No tax increase is generally good news.

That’s the case for the Wayne County Board of Supervisors, who say taxpayers shouldn’t see an increase – if the tentative $200.3 million spending plan becomes law.

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It’ll be the first time in five years that a tax increase isn’t included in the annual budget in Wayne.

That’s a good thing, for residents already dealing with higher cost of living amid record-breaking inflation.

“The plan is to keep the tax levy flat,” County Administrator Rick House said. “We’ve got a healthy fund balance, and the sales tax projections are good.”