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January 27, 2013
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Flagpole tax exemption idea hits snag Lawmakers aren't on board

Unless other lawmakers step up, an area state Senator and two state Assemblymen have indicated requests to exempt flagpoles from property tax aren't likely to get traction in 2013. The idea for an exemption via legislation was scotched by the Legislative Counsel Bureau, which informed Carson City Assessor Dave Dawley it would require an amendment to the Nevada Constitution.Such an amendment demands adoption in two legislative sessions and then approval by a vote of the people.Dawley, who had been working with Assemblyman Pete Livermore, R-Carson City, to determine if legislation was appropriate, found hurdles were higher than anticipated because a …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 28, 2013 11:33AM Published Jan 27, 2013 04:16AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.