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Moody pays more in property taxes than what the other candidates earn in a year

Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody and unenrolled candidate Alan Caron have both poured hundreds of thousands of their own dollars into their race for the Blaine House.

But the finances of the two most monied candidates in the race appear to diverge from there, based on tax filings and public disclosures that show Moody’s wealth far outstrips the other candidates in the race.

It’s hard to say by exactly how much. But it is clear that Moody and his wife pay more in annual property taxes than any of the other candidates’ households earn in a year.

Moody, who founded his auto repair business in 1977, said the business had record revenues in August. Public records show the company’s value shot up sharply last year.

To read the rest of “Moody pays more in property taxes than what the other candidates earn in a year,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer Darren Fishell, please follow this link to the BDN online.

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