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Frazer to award tax credits to firefighters and EMS personnel in 2018

Madasyn Czebiniak
| Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 5:24 p.m.

Frazer expects to join the growing number of municipalities that will award tax credits to firefighters and EMS personnel next year.

Supervisors Chairman Matt Beacom said Frazer is working on an ordinance for 2018.

State law allows municipalities to award tax credits of up to 20 percent of a first responders' property and earned income tax liability.

“We're working on a tax credit,” Beacom said. “It's just a matter of timing.”

The criteria to determine who is eligible for tax credits includes the number of calls responded to, hours of training and participation in organizational activities.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4702, mczebiniak@tribweb.com, or on Twitter @maddyczebstrib.

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