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April 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Developers get huge tax breaks for property labeled agricultural

Wal-Mart owns just one of thousands of faux farms in Johnson County -- plots that developers are waiting to build on but in the meantime call farms for big tax breaks. It's entirely legal, though. Thanks to court rulings that stretch back 20 years, residential and commercial developers can call their land farms for tax purposes.

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