Taxes not that bad

The person claiming that the vast majority of Shamokin’s citizens are retired and taxed to the hilt lives in a glass bubble. Overtaxed compared to where? Northumberland County has the second lowest property tax in the state (behind Forest County). Retirees don’t pay PA income tax, the majority get annual property tax or rent rebates from the state, and the PACE program provides discounted prescriptions. The cost of living is so low that a new car often costs more than a house, and there hasn’t been a property reassessment in Shamokin since 1972, meaning all property taxes are based on valuations from 49 years ago. In 1972 the average monthly Social Security payment was $162.35, and the average monthly payment in 2020 was $1,003.94.

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