Applications being accepted for Larimer County's Senior Tax Work-Off Program

Senior citizens who meet the eligibility requirements can work off up to $400 of their Larimer County property tax through Larimer County’s Senior Tax Work-Off Program.

Applications will be taken the week of Feb. 4 by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 970-498-7751.

Eligibility requirements include:

· Applicants must be at least 60 years of age.
· Applicants must own property in Larimer County and live on that property.
· Applicants must have a gross monthly income of no more than $1,862 (for 1 person) or $2,522 (for 2 people).

Established in 1981, the tax work-off program is a method for senior citizens to work off a portion of their property tax. Those accepted into the program are placed in temporary jobs in Larimer County departments. The program was developed to address the challenge for seniors on fixed incomes to afford the higher property taxes that rising housing costs incur.

For more information, contact Katy Mason with the Office on Aging at 970-498-7759, or kmason@larimer.org.

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