Danville budget includes increase in personal property tax

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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) Danville city leaders plan to raise several taxes in the coming months.

As part of next year's budget, passed Tuesday night, city council is raising the personal property rate by .50, to $3.50 per $100 of assessed value.

The extra revenue will allow city council to spend an additional $2.5 million on projects to address crime and other issues in their FY 2018 budget.