Good question: Why do property taxes that are supposed to be frozen still climb?

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MIDWEST CITY, Okla. - Have you ever had a question but don’t know the answer or how to find it? Well, send it our way and we’ll find out for you.

A senior citizen in Midwest City asked why property taxes continued to climb even though they are supposed to be frozen.

The truth is- the taxable value of your home can be locked in if you've turned 65 and if your annual gross household income is under $69,500.

However, it's up to you to file a one time application with the county assessor sometime between Jan. 1 and March 15 in order to get that freeze.

There is one more big catch if you've done this and still see your taxes climb.

While the freeze affects the property value, the tax rate may still climb if voters approve school or city projects that increase the millage rate in your district.

Click here to submit your own 'good question.'

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