Assessor’s Office to Have a Representative in Satellite Offices to Accept Exemption Applications

1/18/2013

FLORENCE – New Pinal County Assessor Douglas J. Wolf is pleased to announce that a representative from his office will be visiting satellite locations to accept applications for property exemptions from Pinal County residents.

The applications the Assessor’s Office representative will accept are for Widow and Widower’s or Disabled Person Property Exemptions. The filing deadline for the exemptions is the last day in February.

The Assessor’s Office will have a representative at the following locations:

  • Apache Junction – Roy Hudson County Complex (Treasurer’s and Recorder’s Satellite Office, Suite 800); 575 North Idaho Road. Thursday, January 23, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.
  • Casa Grande – Pinal County Complex; 820 East Cottonwood Lane. Wednesday, January 30, 10:00 am until 1:00 pm.
  • Mammoth – Pinal County Complex; 118 South Catalina. Wednesday, February 6, 10:00 am until 1:00 pm.

All first time applicants must apply in person. If you have applied in the past you can re-apply by mail accompanied by a Notary Public’s signature and stamp. For more information, please call (520) 509-3555.

To file for the property exemptions you must present the following documents to the Assessor’s representative: Requirements for Widow and Widower’s Exemption

  • Must be a permanent resident of Arizona
  • Must have resided with their spouse in Arizona at the time of the spouse’s death or if their spouse died while a resident of another state, then the surviving spouse must have come to Arizona before January 1, 1969
  • Must present the death certificate of the deceased spouse to the Assessor
  • Arizona Driver’s License or Arizona Identification Card
  • Must not have property value (within the State of Arizona) that exceeds a net assessed value of $24,469. Net assessed value can be found on your tax notice or Notice of Valuation card
  • Income from all sources, excluding social security, cannot exceed $30,008.
  • If children under 18 years of age reside in the household, the income cannot exceed $36,009.
  • Must file an application each year between first Monday in January and through last day of February
  • Must be able to state that either item A or B below is true:

A. None of my children under18 years of age resided with me during the previous calendar year. The total income from all sources including myself, my spouse, and any children aged 18 or more who resided with me, did not exceed $30,008 during the previous calendar year.

B. At least one of my children who was under 18 years of age OR who was totally and permanently disabled, resided with me during the previous calendar year. The total income from all sources including myself, my spouse, and any other of my children, resided with me, did not exceed $36,009 during the previous calendar year.

Requirements for Disabled Person’s Exemption

  • Must be a permanent resident of Arizona
  • Must be over the age of 17
  • Must be medically certified as 100 percent and permanently disabled by your doctor (The Assessor’s Office will supply the necessary medical forms)
  • Must not have property value (within the State of Arizona) that exceeds a net assessed value of $24,469. Net assessed value can be found on your tax notice or Notice of Valuation card
  • Income from all sources, excluding social security, cannot exceed $29,071.
  • If children under 18 years of age reside in the household, the income cannot exceed $34,884.
  • Must file an application each year between first Monday in January and through last day of February
  • Must be able to state that either item A or B below is true:

A. None of my children under 18 years of age resided with me during the previous calendar year. The total income from all sources including myself, my spouse, and any children aged 18 or more who resided with me, did not exceed $30,008 during the previous calendar year.

B. At least one of my children who was under 18 years of age OR who was totally and permanently disabled, resided with me during the previous calendar year. The total income from all sources including myself, my spouse, and any other of my children, resided with me, did not exceed $36,009 during the previous calendar year.

To file for the property exemptions you must present the following documents to the Assessor’s representative:

  • Copy of spouse’s death certificate. If the spouse died out of state, the applicant must prove residency in Arizona prior to January 1, 1969 (Widow or Widower’s Exemption)
  • Medical Certificate from an Arizona licensed physician – forms will be available (Disabled Person’s Exemption)
  • 2012 Arizona State Income Tax Return
  • Copy of the prior year’s tax bill or valuation card of all properties in Arizona
  • License plate numbers for all motor vehicles
  • Title/Tax bill
  • Arizona Driver’s License or Arizona Identification

Pinal County maintains and updates its website to feature the latest information and news worth noting. Please bookmark www.pinalcountyaz.gov for future reference.

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