MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for Tax and Population Data
Local governments using a district-based voting system must begin the process of redistricting in response to the 2020 Census, although a delay in distribution of this data also means new redistricting deadlines.
The IPD inflation rate for 2019-2020 is 0.60152%, which means local governments with a population of 10,000 or more may not increase next year's property tax levies more than that rate unless they adopt a resolution or ordinance of substantial need.
MRSC's website contains recent historical information on property taxes, sales tax distributions, and population. This data can help you examine basic financial information and trends within your jurisdiction or compare your jurisdiction to nearby or peer jurisdictions.
On January 1, 2018, the Consumer Price Index will begin to implement its update for sampling areas. Finance Consultant Toni Nelson looks at how this will impact Washington local governments.