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BUSINESS DECISION: EARLY PAYMENT, LATE PAYMENT

You own an a townhome with an assessed value of $185,400. The tax rate is $2.20 per $100 of assessed value.

a. What is the amount of property tax?

b. If the state offers a 4% discount for early payment, how much would the tax bill amount to if you paid early?

c. If the state charges a mandatory 3 1 2 % penalty for late payments, how much would the tax bill amount to if you paid late?

(a)

To determine

To calculate: The property tax if the hometown has an assessed value of $185,400 and the tax rate is $2.2 per $100 of the assessed value.

Explanation

Given Information:

The hometown has an assessed value of $185,400 and the tax rate is $2.2 per $100 of the assessed value.

Formula used:

Property tax can by computed by,

property tax = assessed value of property × tax rate

If the tax rate is expressed per $100 of assessed value,

Step 1: Determine the number of $100 the assessed value contains by dividing the assessed value by $100.

Number of $100 = Assessed value100

Step 2: Multiply the number of $100 by the tax per $100 to calculate the property tax.

property tax = number of $100 × tax per $100

Calculation:

Consider the provided data,

The hometown has an assessed value of $185,400 and the tax rate is $2

(b)

To determine

To calculate: How much would the tax bill amount to if paid early, if the state offers a 4% discount for early payment.

(c)

To determine

To calculate: How much would the tax bill amount to if paid late, if the state charges a mandatory 312% penalty for late payment.

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