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“We have seen our Federal Taxes go up by almost 40%.”

“Dear PoPville,

I have been talking to a few neighbors who (like me) have gotten a head start on our taxes this year and have been floored by the increase we owe over 2018. We are all pretty typical middle class city types with mortgages, kids and 2 working adults and have seen our Federal Taxes go up by almost 40%.

This got me wondering:

1. How many others are in the same situation?

2. What are others doing to mitigate this tax increase?
3. whatever happened to all the talk last year about ways the City could change how it collects taxes to mitigate increases under the new law?

I have been a DC resident all my adult life, and remember how the City changed when they began to attract and keep more higher tax paying families in the early 2000s. I wonder if these higher tax bills will begin pushing these people out.”

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