Loudoun’s Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. has scheduled free information sessions during March to familiarize residents with the eligibility criteria for the county’s generous real estate tax relief program.
Loudoun County homeowners age 65 or older, or with disabilities, who are below established income and wealth limits may benefit from a reduction in the amount of property taxes they pay. Qualified applicants for real estate relief must have a gross combined income less than $72,000, and net worth less than $440,000. Up to $10,000 in income of a spouse or relative residing in the home is excluded from the income calculation. Additionally, net worth does not include the value of the home and land up to 10 acres. Program participants saved more than $7 million in real estate taxes in tax year 2012.
The Commissioner of the Revenue’s Tax Relief Division will be holding workshops at the following locations and times to explain the county’s tax relief program and answer residents’ questions:
• Cascades: Monday, March 18, 2013, 10:30 a.m., Cascades Library
• Ashburn: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 10:30 a.m. Ashburn Library
• Purcellville: Thursday, March 21, 2013. 10:30 a.m., Purcellville Library
• Leesburg: Friday, March 22, 2013, 10:30 a.m. Rust Library
Addresses of the libraries and directions are online here.
No appointment or RSVP is required to attend these free sessions. Interested residents may obtain an application online at www.loudoun.gov/taxrelief-forms. Residents may also call 703-737-8557 to have a form mailed to them or they may pick one up at the Commissioner’s offices in the County Government Center in Leesburg or the Loudoun Tech Center in Sterling.
Additional information about the program is available online at www.loudoun.gov/taxrelief .
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Media Contact: Bob Wertz, Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue, 703-777-0260