Appeal of Property Value

Persons who wish to appeal the valuation of their property may follow the links provided below to gain more information and correctly file their appeal.

Elderly/Disabled Property Tax Relief

(Application Must Be Received by June 1 of the Tax Year Applied For)

The elderly/disabled property tax relief program (often called “homestead”) provides an exclusion for elderly (age 65 or over) and/or fully and permanently disabled persons who meet certain qualifications (including ownership, use of the property and income). Provision is also made for honorably discharged disabled veterans of any age. The application form is provided below. Please contact our office if you require additional assistance.

Exemption or Exclusion

(Application Must Be Recieved by January 31 of the Tax Year Applied For)

Exemptions and Exclusions may be given for a variety of causes. Both partial and full exemptions are available. The forms below list most of the eligible categories. Please contact our office if you require additional assistance.

Present Use Valuation

(Application Must Be Recieved by January 31 of the Tax Year Applied For)

Present Use Valuation (sometimes called “Farm Use” or “Land Use”) establishes the taxable value of the property as based upon its current Agricultural, Horticultural, or Forestry use. This offers a substantial tax reduction but comes with certain liabilities, such as a three-year recapture of deferred taxes (a “back-tax”) and requires participants to meet certain statutory requirements for eligibility. If you would like to know more about the PUV program, click here.