DuPage County seniors invited to enroll in property tax deferral program
DuPage County Treasurer Gwen Henry has announced the opening of the application period for the Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program, according to a news release from the treasurer's office.
The program allows qualifying seniors age 65 and older to defer up to $5,000 of their property taxes until they sell their home, the release said. To qualify, the applicant's household income cannot exceed $55,000 and the property must be used exclusively for residential purposes. The deferral will accrue a six percent simple interest until paid.
Application forms will automatically be mailed to last year's participants, the release said.
For a copy of the application or more information on the program, visit www.dupageco.org/treasurer or call 630-407-5900.