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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Tax Freeze and Tax Relief Application Deadline Extended Further to July 1, 2020

On March 25, 2020, the Supreme Court of Tennessee issued an order which included an extension of certain statutory deadlines due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has determined this should apply to Tax Freeze and Tax Relief deadlines.

The new deadline for Tax Freeze/Tax Relief applicants to submit their Tax Freeze/Tax Relief application to the Trustee’s Office will be Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

“We are so pleased that our seniors, disabled citizens, and disabled veterans will not have to risk coming out in the midst of this pandemic and will have extra time to complete and send in their Tax Freeze and Tax Relief documentation.” Shelby County Trustee Regina Morrison Newman said. “Our office has staff here ready to answer questions and help our citizens by phone to finalized their applications.”

Qualifying guidelines for these programs are:

TAX FREEZE

TAX RELIEF

Must be 65 years or older

Must be 65 years or older, or have a total & permanent disability rating (regardless of age), or qualify as a disabled veteran

Own and live in a home in Shelby County that is your primary residence

Own and live in a home in Shelby County that is your primary residence

Combined income  limit of $39,250 of applicant and their spouse and all other owners

Income of $29,860 or less (no income limit for veterans)


Taxpayers can contact the Trustee’s Office at 901-222-0200 to inquire about applications for Tax Freeze and Tax Relief.

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