Bill Status of HB4290 99th General Assembly
Short Description: PROP TX-SENIOR OCCUPANT
Rep. Jack D. Franks, Michelle Mussman, Sam Yingling, Brandon W. Phelps, Martin J. Moylan, Litesa E. Wallace, Kathleen Willis and Deb Conroy
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the aggregate rate of tax imposed by all taxing districts on any parcel of residential property that, as of January 1 of the levy year, has been occupied by a qualified taxpayer as his or her principal dwelling place for a period of at least 30 years shall not exceed 5%. Provides that the term "qualified taxpayer" means a person who (i) is 65 years of age or older during the taxable year, (ii) is liable for paying real estate taxes on the property, and (iii) is an owner of record of the property or has a legal or equitable interest therein as evidenced by a written instrument, except for a leasehold interest, other than a leasehold interest of land on which a single family residence is located. Contains provisions concerning applications for the reduction. Effective immediately.