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Well, if you have a certain amount of income, you might be excused if you count increased property tax as inflation. After all they leave you with less money to spend on other things.

And if it is excessive, you recall the spendthrifts who put the jurisdiction in that position via the political mechanism. Taxes are a product of the political environment, not the market or a monetary phenomenon, and on that ground I disagree with people dragging them into a discussion on inflation. It is disingenuine.

On the other hand, improved schools, teacher's salaries, parks, roads and whatever the county spends money on may be worth it.

Worth it according to who? If it is "worth it" to a citizen, then the "excess" government spending might rightlly be considered consumption for them. For those who disagree with any "excess", it is nothing more than other people gratifying their desires through the public purse.
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