Delinquent taxes on the rise

Staff Writer

Officials say more delinquent taxes are being collected in Howard County than ever before. But one big reason for that is that there's more delinquent taxpayers than ever before.

Almost $2 million was added to the county's delinquent property tax rolls in the most recent fiscal year, the most ever, said local attorney Drew Moutaon, who collects past-due tax money for the county's major taxing entities.

For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.