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Application for Parcel Tax Exemption

The form(s) to use in applying for either the senior citizen, single use (contiguous parcel), or SSDI parcel tax exemption are available for download.

Completed forms that will take effect during the 2021 tax year must be submitted by June 30, 2021 in person or by mail (due to Covid-19 restrictions). Please visit us or mail your application to:             
               La Cañada Unified School District              
               Business Office - Ana Arellano             
               4490 Cornishon Avenue             
               La Cañada, CA 91011 
 
*If mailing application, it must postmarked no later than June 30, 2021.
*Once an applicant's exemption request is approved, no future applications are required in subsequent years.
 
Parcel Tax Qualifications:
 
To qualify for the senior exemption from Parcel Tax, applicants must:
              1) turn 65 years old before July 1 of the application year
              2) own and occupy their property as their principal residence
 
To qualify for the Contiguous Parcel exemption, applicants must:
              1) own the contiguous parcels under identical legal ownership
              2) make actual use of all the contiguous parcels as one residential or non-residential
                  economic unit
 
To qualify for the SSDI Parcel exemption, applicants must:
              1) own and occupy their property as their principal residence--rental and second
                  properties are not eligible for SSDI tax exemption. 
              2) Furnishing written proof with the application that the applicant is receiving Social
                  Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) benefits and providing certification that
                  applicant’s yearly income does not exceed 250 percent of the 2012 federal poverty
                  guidelines.
Applications
 
If you have any questions, please contact Ana Arellano at our business office at (818) 952-8386.