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Yes, Scott County does not prorate personal property taxes. If you were a resident of Scott County on January 1st, you are liable for personal taxes for the entire year to Scott County.
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Anyone who has personal property located in Scott County on January 1st each year.
The Scott County Board of Supervisors establishes personal property rate each year. The tax rate may vary according to category.
Anyone conducting business as an individual partnership or corporation, or if you leased business equipment in Scott County on January 1st, must file a 762 Form by May 1st or request a 30 day extension in writing to the Commissioner of Revenue prior to May 1st.
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Failure to file will result in a statutory assessment.
The Commissioner of Revenue is required by law to assess the property based on the best information available.
Currently, Scott County has a tax relief program that can deduct up to two hundred dollars ($200) from your real estate taxes. To qualify, you must reside in the home as your primary residence, be 65 or older in age or totally and permanently disabled, meet the income and asset guidelines, and be current of taxes.
A Disabled Veteran who is rated as being 100% in-service connected disability by the U.S. Department Of Veteran’s Affairs is entitled to tax exemption on their primary residence and up to one (1) acre of land on real estate taxes and also one vehicle exempt on personal property taxes.
The Scott County Board of Supervisors establish the real estate property tax rate each year.
You should always check that you receive credit for payment of taxes. Ultimately, it is the taxpayer’s responsibility to make sure the taxes are paid.