Seniors, Disabled Citizens Can Apply for Special Measure A Tax Reduction through June 30, 2021
ELK GROVE, Calif. – April 20, 2021 – Between April 15 and June 30, senior citizens age 65 or older and fully disabled persons living within the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) may apply for a 70 percent reduction in their Measure A Mello-Roos Tax Assessment.
In 1987 and 1998, voters in Elk Grove Unified School District approved Measure A bond measures to help finance school facilities improvements at every school in the District. By approving these measures, the voters authorized District administrators to sell bonds and agreed to a Mello-Roos special property tax assessment for repayment of the bond debt.
In order to qualify for the 70% reduction:
- The applicant must be at least 65 years of age (as of June 30) or fully disabled as defined by the State Controller’s Office.
- No school-age children lived in the residence during the previous 24 months.
The reduction is allowed only for the applicant’s residence; all other properties are subject to the full tax. If the applicant rents his or her home or resides in a mobile home park, the landlord/owner must certify that the amount of the tax reduction will be passed along to the applicant.
About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
# # #