PARCEL TAX EXEMPTION
In November 2016, voters approved Measure E, a renewal of the District’s existing parcel tax commencing July 1, 2017, and continuing for a period of twelve years. After the first year in which this special tax is levied, the rate of the special tax shall be increased five percent each year to account for increases in the cost of living.
In November 2012, voters approved Measure B, a special parcel tax commencing July 1, 2013 and expiring June 30, 2021. The special tax measure will increase commensurate with the annual percentage increase to the San Francisco – Oakland – San Jose consumer price index (CPI), not to exceed three percent each year.
REQUIREMENTS FOR AN EXEMPTION ARE:
For the 2018-19, Mill Valley School Assessment of $980.00, a property owner must reach the age of 65 before July 1, 2018 and use the property as their principal place of residence. A Homeowner's Exemption is required.
For the 2018-19, Mill Valley School Special Tax of $218.26, a property owner must reach the age of 65 before January 1, 2019 and use the property as their principal place of residence.
The senior exemption provided in the existing special tax will be continued; the exemption shall be granted for any parcel owned by one or more person 65 years of age or over on or before May 1st of any applicable year who uses that parcel as his or her principal place of residence, upon application for exemption
Please note: The exemption is not automatic when you turn 65. If you choose to take the exemption, you must apply.
HOW TO APPLY FOR EXEMPTION:
Please e-mail your name, address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org or call and leave this information at 415-389-7753.
An application will be sent to you.
The exemption will continue for each year the applicant remains eligible during the assessment period without the need for annual re-application.