Philly could stand to gain $12-28 million if the city can catch-up with people who have been cheating city taxes. Councilman Curtis Jones wants to step up the effort to start collecting on theses back taxes because it’s more than just a money issue. Jones says that people who who back taxes are also notorious for not keeping up their properties, meaning that they’re not paying up and they’re contributing to blight in the city. [Newsworks]
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