MOULTRIE CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO OFFER A ONE-TIME TAX REBATE TO ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS7 Jan, 2021
At the City Council meeting on 1/5/2021, the Moultrie City Council voted to offer a 50% tax rebate to homeowners who were 65-years-old or older in 2020. This rebate is made possible thanks to funding the city received as part of the federal CARES Act. Moultrie’s City Council felt this was the right thing to do after the year we’ve had and considering how long its citizens have been loyal taxpayers. Please note Council is planning to finalize this at its next meeting on January 19th, 2021. By the end of that week, an application should be mailed to all city tax property tax taxpayers. You can also pick up a tax rebate application at City Hall starting January 22nd.
Here are the criteria a person has to meet for them to qualify for the tax rebate.
1) The owner of the property must be 65-years-old or older. Proof of age will be required. Please bring in, mail, or email us proof of your age, such as a copy of your birth certificate or driver’s license, when you apply for this rebate.
2) The property owner has to be the one to apply for the rebate.
3) If more than one person owns the property, at least one of the people who own the property must be more than 65-years-old.
4) If you own more than one property, you will only receive the tax rebate for the property where you live and receive Homestead exemption.
5) Only people who have already paid their 2020 property taxes qualify.
6) This rebate only applies to the city’s portion of a homeowner’s property tax.
7) Please note this rebate is a one-time event.
8) Your tax rebate application must be submitted by February 26th, 2021.
This is our first time doing a rebate like this so, please bear with us as we figure out the best way to go about this.