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Property Tax Relief


This year the City of Chattanooga tax assistance program will be in your neighborhood Youth and Family Development Center to assist you in completing both your Tax Relief and Tax Freeze applications. Please click the link below for a detailed schedule of the locations, dates, and times. We look forward to seeing you there.

Tax Assistance Location Schedule 2018/2019

PLEASE NOTE THE APPLICATIONS DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BOTH TAX FREEZE AND TAX RELIEF IS APRIL 5, 2019.

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PLEASE MAIL ALL APPLICATIONS TO:

CITY OF CHATTANOOGA
TREASURY DEPARTMENT
101 E 11TH ST, ROOM 100
CHATTANOOGA, TN 37402

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PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAM

The Office of the City Treasurer administers a state funded Tax Relief Program to help taxpayers 65 or older, disabled citizens, 100% service disabled veterans, and widow(er) of 100% service disabled veterans pay their property taxes. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to qualify for the program. Please note that Tax Relief benefits are available for both City and County taxes.

TAX RELIEF FAQ

STATE TAX RELIEF LEGISLATION

Eligibility Category Elderly Homeowner

 Are you or will be 65 years or older by 12/31/2018?

 Do you own and live in a home in the City of Chattanooga that is your primary residence?

 Is the total income for you, your spouse, and all parties listed on your property deed less than $29,270 for the 2017 fiscal year?

Eligibility Category Disabled Homeowner

 Do you have a total or permanent disability rating from the Social Security Administration that occurred before 12/31/2018?

 Do you own and live in a home in the City of Chattanooga that is your primary residence?

 Is the total income for you, your spouse, and all parties listed on your property deed less than $29,270 for the 2017 fiscal year?

Eligibility Category Disabled Veteran Homeowner

 Do you have a 100% total and permanent disability rating from a service-connected disability?

 Must not have been dishonorably discharged from any armed services.

Eligibility Category Widow(er) of Disabled Veteran Homeowner

 Property tax relief shall also be extended to the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran who, at the time of the disabled veteran’s death, was eligible for disabled veterans’ property tax relief. For more specifics see property tax relief pamphlet (6) for details.

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PROPERTY TAX RELIEF APPLICATION 2018

PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PAMPHLET 2018

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If you are eligible for the Tax Relief Program, you may also be eligible to receive payment assistance with your current (2018) City of Chattanooga water quality fees by the United Way of Greater Chattanooga. If you qualified for the City Of Chattanooga Tax Freeze Program, please be sure to submit the additional application to the United Way of Greater Chattanooga for payment assistance on your water quality fees.

For more information please call (423) 643-7262 or email ptax@chattanooga.gov

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CITY OF CHATTANOOGA TAX FREEZE PROGRAM

The City of Chattanooga Tax Freeze Program was implemented to help seniors and disabled veterans by freezing the property tax amount on their primary residence (including Mobile homes) for future years. Applications must be submitted and approved annually. Applicants must reapply every year to participate in the subsequent year.

TAX FREEZE FAQ

STATE TAX FREEZE LEGISLATION

Eligibility Requirements for the City Of Chattanooga Property Tax Freeze Program

 Are you or will be 65 years or Older by 12/31/2018?

 Do you own and live in a home in the City of Chattanooga that is your primary residence?

 Is the total income for you, your spouse, and all parties listed on your property deed less than $38,840 for 2017?

Please note that any improvements to the property that change the assessment value will be factored into an increased tax amount, regardless of your tax freeze status.

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PROPERTY TAX FREEZE APPLICATION 2018

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If you are eligible for the Tax Freeze Program, you may also be eligible to receive payment assistance with your current (2018) City of Chattanooga water quality fees by the United Way of Greater Chattanooga. If you qualified for the City Of Chattanooga Tax Freeze Program, please be sure to submit the additional application to the United Way of Greater Chattanooga for payment assistance on your water quality fees.

For more information please call (423) 643-7262 or email ptax@chattanooga.gov

 

City Treasurer's Office
101 East 11th Street Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37402  (map)
(423) 643-7262

Vacant, City Treasurer
E-mail:
treas@chattanooga.gov

Sharon Morris, Assistant Treasurer
E-mail:
smorris@chattanooga.gov

For inquiries regarding property taxes

423-643-7262 or email ptax@chattanooga.gov

For inquiries regarding sewer fees

Dial 311 or 423-643-6311 or email 311@chattanooga.gov

For inquiries regarding business license

423-643-7262 or email busl@chattanooga.gov

For inquiries regarding sewer fees

 

Dial 311 or 423-643-6311 or email 311@chattanooga.gov

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