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Questions arise about Ohio auditor candidates' property tax filings

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Records show Republican candidate, Keith Faber, was penalized repeatedly between 2008 and 2015 for failing to pay his property taxes on time. Records show Republican candidate, Keith Faber, was penalized repeatedly between 2008 and 2015 for failing to pay his property taxes on time.
Space also paid two tax penalties and, likewise, says they involved administrative errors. Space also paid two tax penalties and, likewise, says they involved administrative errors.

Questions are swirling in Ohio's auditor race about candidates' handling of their personal tax payments.

Records show Republican candidate, Keith Faber, was penalized repeatedly between 2008 and 2015 for failing to pay his property taxes on time. That's as Faber has made attention-to-detail a campaign issue in his race against the Democratic former congressman, Zack Space. Faber's campaign tells the Associated Press that tardy payments totaling about $5,500 were largely due to administrative mishaps and postal delays. His bookkeeper has taken responsibility.

Space also paid two tax penalties and, likewise, says they involved administrative errors. Faber's late payments spanned several parcels, multiple years and two counties.

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