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Resource ID: #19005
Subject: Taxes
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Date: 12/9/01-12/12/01

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Due to an inconsistent and poorly designed system, people in lower income areas are often paying higher property taxes than those in high income regions. This tax gap reinforces the disparity between the rich and poor in the area. Wood and CAR specialist Ciotta used databases to analyze the millions of property records in the Philadelphia area.

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