(Tax relief for qualifying Active Duty/Reserve Member)
This program is for the Active Duty or Reserve Member of the military who have preformed "qualifying active duty military service" outside of the State of Utah for at least 200 days of active duty military service.
Application must be filed in the year after the year during which claimant completes the qualifying active duty military service. Claimant may claim one exemption only in the year the application is filed. Application must be filed annually.
"Qualifying active duty military service" means at least 200 days, regardless of whether consecutive, in any continuous 365-day period of active duty military service outside the state in an active component of the United States Armed Forces or reserve component of the United States Armed forces, if the days of active duty military service: (a) were completed in the year before and individual applies for this exemption; and (b) have not previously been counted as qualifying active duty military service for purposed of qualifying for this exemption or applying for this exemption, Pursuant to U.C.A. § 59-2-1902.
Please provide evidence of qualifying active duty military service as: Travel Voucher showing month/day/year you left and month/day/year you returned, Military orders may support the year.
Active component and qualifying service is defined below.
"Active component of the United States Armed Forces" means active duty services in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or the Coast Guard. §59-10-1027(1)(a)
"The reserve components of the armed forces" are Army National Guard of the US, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard of the US, Air Force Reserve and the Coast Guard Reserve. 10 U.S.C. §10101
In order for the home or mobile home to qualify for the Armed Forces Exemption the active duty or reserve member must be the owner of the home or mobile home as of September 1st of current year. This home or mobile home must be the "primary residence" which is defined by applicable Utah law.
The abatement will apply to 2020 property taxes if all the qualifications are meet. If the abatement application is received by June 30, 2020 the abatement will appear on the Valuation notice that is mailed by July 22, (for real property), for Mobile Homes if after the abatement there is an outstanding balance a bill would be mailed in a separate mailing.
Filing period: January 1, 2020 - DEADLINE: The law requires applications for all abatement's to be submitted on or before September 1st, 2020. The filing deadline may be extended until December 31, 2020 (if good cause exists). Which means: in order to accept a late application after September 1, 2020 you must have an explanation of why you were late in submitting your application.
Application for 2020 Active Duty Armed Forces Property Tax Exemption
Mail completed applications to: Davis County Clerk/Auditor
Write to us at:
Davis County Tax Administration
P.O. Box 618, Suite 101
Farmington, Utah 84025
Deliver in Person
Davis County Tax Administration
61 South Main Street
Farmington, UT 84025
If you have any questions or need help completing the application please call:
Tax Administration at 801-451-3367 or 801-451-3543