Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Elderly and Disabled Tax Relief Assistance Available - Update

~City provides assistance with applications at various locations -
New dates and location added~


The City of Richmond Department of Finance is offering personnel at various locations to offer assistance to elderly and disabled residents who may qualify or need to re-certify for real estate tax relief. “We are taking our assistance efforts straight to the community to make it easier for the elderly and disabled to complete the application process,” said Finance Director Barbara Reese.

City finance staff will be available during the following times and locations to provide personal assistance with the real estate tax relief application process. No appointment is necessary. The locations and days are:

o Wednesdays, February 9 and 16
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Southside Community Services Center
4100 Hull Street Road (in the Southside Plaza Shopping Center)

o Wednesdays, January 26 and February 23
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
East End District Center
701 N. 25th Street

o Every Tuesday & Thursday through March 31
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Marshall Plaza - Room 103
900 E. Marshall Street (across from City Hall)

*Newly added dates and location
o Tuesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 24
5 to 7 p.m.
Richmond Police Training Academy
1202 West Graham Road


The Southside and East End locations offer free parking and are served by GRTC bus routes. Residents can also mail their applications or visit City Hall. Personal assistance will be provided at City Hall, 900 East Broad Street, in Room 103 from 8 a.m. to noon each Tuesday and Thursday through March 31.

An application and more information can be downloaded from the City’s website at www.RichmondGov.com/finance . For more information, contact the City of Richmond at (804) 646-7000 or visit www.RichmondGov.com.

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