Fla. EMS tax likely to rise again
After officials hiked property taxes 46 percent to pay for EMS system, they are talking about raising rate again if costs don't go down
By Anne Lindberg
The Tampa Bay Times
PINELLAS, Fla. — Only a few months after Pinellas officials hiked property taxes 46 percent to pay for the emergency medical services system, they are talking about raising the rate again if costs don't go down.
They've also broached the possibility that the cost of an ambulance ride could go up for the third year in a row.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Full story: Fla. EMS tax likely to rise again
Recommended Legislation & Funding
Join the discussion
The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of EMS1.com or its staff. If you cannot see comments, try disabling privacy and ad blocking plugins in your browser. All comments must comply with our Member Commenting Policy.