Theatre may close due to property taxes
BRADENTON, FL — A mixup involving the possible tax=exemption from showing certain films may shutdown the Lakewood Ranch Cinemas.
Lakewood Ranch moviegoers may lose their only theater, and theater operators say it’s because of a property tax mix up.
The non-profit Sarasota Film Society just opened the Lakewood Ranch Cinemas in December, and the group believed it was eligible for a property tax exemption. But the Manatee County Property Appraiser says it doesn’t apply. Now the Film Society is passing out flyers, hoping you’ll come to the rescue.
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