Flush Tax Could Triple If Changes Are Approved

Friday, January 27, 2012
Steve Fermier and marylandreporter.com  

Some families, who are larger and have more children, for instance, and who are users of public water and sewer service would pay lots more under the governor’s proposal.

In fact their flush tax fee would more than triple if they fall under the “high end user” heading.

It means the annual bill would go from $30 dollars now to over $100 dollars.

That rate would apply to those who consume more than 8-thousand gallons a year.

One utility official told marylandreporter.com that a household with two children could easily see that kind of rate.

Homes using under 2-thousand gallons a month would see their flush tax go down by .70 a month. 

The revenues from the levy are meant to go toward efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. 

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… Sounds like a pile of you know what. …

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