The Great Barrington Fire District tax rate for fiscal year 2013 has been set at $.78 per $1,000 of valuation, a decrease of $.02 from fiscal year 2012 and a decrease of $.40 from fiscal year 2011.
The overall tax levy for the Fire District this year is $538,998.90. The fiscal year 2012 levy was $548,411.82, a difference of $9,412. 92 or a decrease of .0172 percent. The average single-family home value is $340,885.