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Summit County property owners offered tax relief for storm damage

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Posted at 11:11 AM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 11:11:34-04

AKRON, Ohio — Real estate tax relief is being made available to residents who have sustained property damage due to the recent storms, according to a press release from Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE.

Property owners have the ability to file an application for a 75 percent reduction of the damage amount.

After the application is filed, the Appraisal Department will conduct inspections to determine the amount of damage. Damage to trees, landscaping and fencing, as well as personal items, is excluded on residential properties, Scalise said in the press release.

The filing deadline for the storm tax relief is December 31, 2019.

Property owners can mail a completed application to the Fiscal Office at 175 S. Main St., Room 304, Akron, OH 44308.

You can download the application form here.

To request a form be sent to you in the mail, call 330-643-2704.