Elderly and disabled tax relief assistance available

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The following is a press release from the city of Richmond.

Beginning Tuesday, January 10, 2012, City staff will be available at various locations to offer assistance to elderly and disabled residents who may qualify or need to re-certify for real estate tax relief. "We are bringing City staff to the community to make it easier for residents to complete the application process and get the assistance they need," said Interim Director of Finance Wayne Lassiter.
Staff from the City's Department of Finance will be available to provide personal assistance with the real estate tax relief application process. No appointment is necessary. The locations and days are:

City Hall – Room 103
Every Tuesday and Thursday from January 10 through March 29 from 8 a.m. to Noon

Southside Community Services Center – 4100 Hull Street Road
The following Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to Noon
January 18
February 1, 15 and 29
March 14 and 28

East End District Center – 901 North 25th Street
The following Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to Noon:
January 11 and 25
February 8 and 22
March 7 and 21

Richmond Police Training Academy – 1202 West Graham Road
Tuesday, January 24, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, February 7, 9 a.m. to Noon
Thursday, February 23, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 13, 9 a.m. to Noon

Free parking is available at the Southside and East End locations. All locations with the exception of the East End District Center are served by GRTC bus routes. An application can be downloaded from the City's website at www.RichmondGov.com/finance.

For more information call the City of Richmond at 3-1-1 or 646-5700.

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