Updated: September 13, 2017


LOCAL SENIORS, AS WELL AS THOSE DISABLED, MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR SOME TAX RELIEF HERE IN LAWRENCE COUNTY.  THE PROGRAMS WHICH ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY THE COUNTY COMMISSION AND STATE LEGISLATURE, ARE THE PROPERTY TAX AND SOLID WASTE FEE RELIEF PROGRAMS.  TO QUALIFY FOR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF AN INDIVIDUAL MUST MEET A NUMBER OF INCOME AND OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.  TO QUALIFY AS ELDERLY, THE APPLICANT MUST BE 65 OR OLDER IN THE YEAR WHICH YOU APPLY.  AND TO QUALIFY AS DISABLED, AN APPLICANT MUST HAVE BEEN RATED TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED BY THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2017. THOSE THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF WILL ALSO BE ELIGIBLE A SOLID WASTE FEE REDUCTION WHICH IS AVAILABLE TO ALL CITIZENS AS LONG AS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TAX RELIEF CONTACT THE LAWRENCE COUNTY TRUSTEE'S OFFICE AT 766-4181, TO SEE IF YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR SOLID WASTE RELIEF CONTACT LAWRENCE COUNTY ACCOUNTS AND BUDGET AT 766-1581.