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Senior property tax exemption deadlines near

 

March 1, 2022 | View PDF



Alaska seniors age 65 and older can receive a tax exemption on the first $150,000 of the value of their home, thanks to the state-mandated Senior and Disabled Veterans Property Tax Exemption.

Different municipalities around the state have different deadlines to apply. Some communities offer more generous exemptions. To qualify, all applicants must have turned 65 on or before Dec. 31, 2021, and must own and occupy the exempted property as their primary residence.

Note: Some communities require in-person application for first-time applicants, so be sure to confirm and allow time for the visit, if needed.

The Anchorage Municipality application deadline is March 15. Information and applications are available for download at http://www.muni.org. Type “senior property tax exemption” into the search window. The direct link to the form is https://bit.ly/3LoQ0MA.

Kenai Peninsula Borough deadline is March 31. The application for download is at http://www.kpb.us/images/KPB/ASG/SENIOR_Blank.pdf

Fairbanks-North Star Borough deadline is March 31. For application information, call 907-459-1428 or email assessor@fnsb.us.

Juneau Borough deadline is March 31. For information, go to https://juneau.org/finance/sales-tax/senior-citizen-tax-benefits/. Application for download is at https://bit.ly/36qOhqf

Ketchikan Gateway Borough deadline is March 31. Visit http://www.borough.ketchikan.ak.us. The application for download is at https://bit.ly/3uWpTHf.

 
 

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