Dallas County property owners are going to begin getting their higher property tax bills soon.  Tax Assessor-Collector John R. Ames tells KRLD they began mailing the statements with the 1 and-a-half cent tax increase today. Ames says property owners will have roughly four months to pay their tax bill.  The tax office is encouraging those who might not be able to pay in full because of the economy to at least make some sort of payment.

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