Hanover County tax relief program deadline

By Sunni Blevins - bio | email
Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - An important deadline is coming up for Hanover County residents.

Tuesday is the last day to sign up for a tax relief program designed to help the county's most vulnerable population.

Some of those who apply will qualify for 100 percent tax relief and pay no real property taxes this year.

If you don't qualify, you might have a friend, family member or neighbor who does.

To qualify for the Hanover County Real Estate Tax Relief Program, you must be 65 years or older or permanently disabled.

Homeowners can have a combined gross income of up to $50,000.

And, excluding their home and up to 10 acres around it, their net worth must be less than $200,000.

Qualified applicants will get anywhere from a 25 to 100 percent reduction on their tax bill.

The percentage is based on your income level.

More than 1,600 Hanover households currently participate in this program.

The average tax savings is $1,070.

For more information, you need to call the Commissioner of Revenue at 365-6128.

If you have computer access, you can download the application from the county's website; we've put a link under All Access.

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