2-1-1 TENNESSEE

2-1-1 Tennessee Statewide Resource Network

Full Resource Name:

Metropolitan Nashville Trustee - Tax Relief & Tax Freeze Program

700 Second Avenue South
Suite 220
Nashville, TN 37210

(615) 862-6140

www.nashville.gov/Trustee.aspx

Description:

Provides financial assistance to enable people who meet income requirements to pay all or a portion of their property taxes with the objective of preventing them from becoming homeless.

General Information

Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Intake Process:

* To apply, walk in with all required documents; no appointment necessary; please arrive by 3:00 pm

* To be considered for the 2016 property tax year, your application must be filed and taxes paid in full by April 5, 2017. Please note that although taxes don't have to be paid until April 5th, they are subject to penalty and interest after March 1st.

Required documents include:
1) Copy of property tax receipt
2) Deed, probated will, or other court document, if tax receipt is NOT in your name
3) Proof of income - social security less medicare deduction, supplemental security income, retirement or pension benefits, veterans' administration benefits, workers' compensation, salaries or wages, and interest or dividends
4) Proof of age - Medicare card or drivers license
5) Proof of principal residence - e.g voter registration card

Program Fees:

No Fee

Eligibility:

General Eligibility:
* Seniors 65+ and/or disabled taxpayers in Davidson County
* Owns and uses the property on which he/she is applying as his/her primary residence
* Applicant's name must be on deed
* Application must be filed and taxes paid in full by April 5, 2017

Seniors 65 or Older:
* Combined 2016 annual income of all owners of property does not exceed $29,180
* 65 or older on or before December 31, 2016

General Disabled:
* Combined 2016 annual income of all owners of property does not exceed $29,180
* Totally and permanently disabled, as rated by Social Security Administration or other qualified agency on or before December 31, 2016
* No age limit

Disabled Veteran:
* Combined 2016 annual income of applicant, spouse, and all owners does not have an income limit
* Disability must meet one of the following
1) Service-connected disability, resulting in
- Paraplegia OR
- Permanent paralysis of both legs and lower part of body OR
- Total and permanent disability rating from a service-connected disability
- A 100% total and permanent disability rating from being a prisoner of war.

Is Shelter?

No

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