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About Elizabethton

Government

Business

Fees & Taxes

TAX STRUCTURE
Local City County
Property Tax - Rate Per $100 Value $1.78 $2.10
Ratio of Assessment

Residential

25% 25%

Industrial

40% 40%

Personal (Equipment)

30% 30%
(Inventory Tax) Raw Materials Only
Bonded Debt $19,223,870 $21,844,288
Assessed Valuation $150,796,400 $667,195,387
School Tax None None
Sales Tax 2.75 2.75
Hotel-Motel Tax 5% 5%
STATE
Sales Tax 7% (6% for food and food ingredients for human consumption)

Income Tax

Personal
6% on Interest & Dividends
Corporate (Excise)
6.5% of Net Earnings
Franchise Tax
.25 per $100 of Capital Properties
Unemployment Tax
New Employers 2.7% of First $7,000

City of Elizabethton Water tap fees

City water customers
Tap & meter size Municipal Regional
5/8" x 3/4" $650 $1,200
3/4" water line $750 $1,300
1" water line $850 $1,400
11/2" water line $950 $1,500
2" water line $1,400 $1,900
3" water line $2,600 $3,600
4" water line $3,000 $4,500
6" water line $5,000 $7,200
8" water line $7,000 $9,600

Fire hydrants installed on metered water lines are not charged monthly fees. Fire hydrants installed on non-metered water lines are charged $5 per month for municipal water customers, $7.50 for regional water customers, and $11.25 for incorporated water customers.

Sewer tap and line fees

Sewer meter rates City sewer customers
Cost per $1,000 Gal. Municipal Regional
Base rate $9.47 $12.54
1,000-9,000 gal $2.24 $4.19
Over 9,000 gal N/A $3.05

City sewer customers
Sewer tap fees Municipal Regional
New residence $1,400 $2,000
New residence w/ lines & tap installed to city standards $600 $800

Unauthorized sewer taps found connected to the city sewer system
Sewer tap fees Municipal Regional
Small commercial users $1,400 $2,200
Car washes per bay $1,600 $2,200
Multiunit dwellings less than 50 units $1,400 $2,200
Multiunit dwellings more than 50 units $1,000 $1,250
Factories, commercial structures, offices, schools,
first 10,000 square-feet floor space $1,800 $2,400
Each additional 10,000 square-feet floor space $950 $1,400
Hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, retirement homes $900 $1,200
Residences unable to use gravity sewer $900 $1,200


 
 

City of Elizabethton
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The City of Elizabethton does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,
sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.