Senior citizens reminded about tax deferral program

By on February 9, 2010

Kane County—Real Estate Tax Deferral applications are available through the Kane County Treasurer’s Office. This program permits qualified senior citizens to defer all or a portion of their real estate taxes.

Once completed, these forms should be returned to the Kane County Treasurer’s Office on or before March 1.

To qualify, a Senior Citizen must:
• Be 65 or older by June 1, 2010
• Have a total household income of $50,000 or less
• Have lived on the property for at least three years
• Not owe any delinquent property taxes
• Have homeowners insurance.

If you have a mortgage, you should also submit proof that your agreement allows you to participate in the Senior Tax Deferral Program.

Forms may be picked up at the Treasurer’s Office located at 719 Batavia Avenue, Building (A), in Geneva or they may be obtained by mail. People needing assistance or advice may contact Della Winckler at the Treasurer’s Office at (630) 232-3565.