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A referendum is a public question placed on a ballot by a local unit. Past referenda have included construction projects (for various taxing units, including schools) and operating needs (for schools).
Property taxes that are approved by voters in a referendum are not subject to the property tax caps. Therefore, any successful referendum may result in a property tax bill that exceeds the caps (1% of assessed value for homesteads [owner-occupied residence], 2% for other residential properties and farmland, and 3% for all other property).
If a taxpayer feels that a controlled project has been artificially divided, they may submit a form to the Department requesting review of the project.
Submitted Petitions for Review
To look up your assessed value, click HERE and find the value labeled "Assessed Value Total Land and Improvements." This value will be highlighted in yellow.
MSD Washington Township, Marion County
Click HERE to review information on past construction project referenda.
Click HERE for information on past school tax levy referenda.
Click HERE for information on past bond refunding referenda.