(Tax relief for Low Income individuals Age 65 or under)
This program is for low income individuals 65 or under on or before December 31, of the current year. Veterans with a service related disability should click here. If you are over age 66 or a widow/widower regardless of disability please visit the Circuit Breaker Abatement page.
In order to qualify for the Indigent (Hardship) & Disability Abatement, the applicant must be the owner of the home as of January 1st of current year. This home has to be the “primary residence” which is defined as: the principal place where one actually lives. The applicant must furnish proof of income for “all members of the household” defined as: the association of persons who live in the same dwelling, sharing its furnishings, facilities, accommodations.
Income includes the following: Wages, Salaries, taxable and non-taxable Social Security (including Medicare premiums), Railroad, Military Retirements, State Supplemental Income, Pensions, Annuities, Distributions from 401-K's, Roth’s, IRA’s, Rent, Business, Farm, Partnership Income, Unemployment, Alimony, Child Support, Strike Benefits, Welfare payments, Food Stamps, Interest, Dividends, Capital Gains, Earned Income Credit and Additional Child or other tax credits etc.
Individuals filing as Disabled must also attach a current medical statement from an attending physician. Those filing as Indigent/Hardship must include an affidavit of circumstances.
The abatement will be applied to 2017’s property taxes. If the application is received by June 30, 2017, it will appear on your Real Property Valuation Notice that is mailed at the end of July. Mobile Homes if after the abatement there is an outstanding balance a bill would be mailed in a separate mailing from the Assessor’s Office.
Filing period: January 1, 2017 - DEADLINE: The law requires applications for all abatement's to be submitted on or before September 1st 2017. The filing deadline may be extended until December 31, (if good cause exists). Which means: in order to accept an application after September 1st you must have an explanation of why you were late in submitting your application.
WE REALIZE MOBILE HOME TAXES ARE DUE BEFORE APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
If you have any questions regarding your bill please contact the Assessors' Office at 801-451-3254
To request an Indigent (Hardship) & Disability Abatement application for real property or Mobile Homes:
Call Tax Administration at 801-451-3367 or 801-451-3329
Write to us at:
P.O. Box 618, Suite 101
Farmington, Utah 84025
* For more information regarding rules and requirements please visit the Utah State Code 59-2-1107 - 1109, etc. and/or the Utah State Tax Commission's Standards of Practice under Tax Relief.