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February 11 application deadline approaching for property tax postponement program


Senior and disabled taxpayers have until February 11 to apply to the State Controller’s Office to have their property taxes on their primary residence postponed. To qualify, a taxpayer must:

  • Be at least 62, blind, or disabled;
  • Own and occupy their primary residence;
  • Have a total income of $35,500 or less; and
  • Have at least 40% equity in the property.

Postponed property taxes become due when the taxpayer moves, sells, defaults on a senior loan, refinances, obtains a reverse mortgage, or dies.

Applications for the program are available at:

www.sco.ca.gov/ardtax_prop_tax_postponement.html

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