Yes. Property owners age 65+, many of whom are on fixed incomes, are eligible for a full exemption from Measure MB and do not have to pay.
No, if one resident of the household is 65 or older, the entire household is exempt.
No. The only requirement is proof of age and residency.
No. Senior citizens need only apply the first year. There is also an exemption available for property owners on State Disability Insurance, which must be applied for annually.
MBUSD has provided a form that, once complete, may be mailed or delivered to the District by July 6, 2018. It will require proof of age (via driver’s license, birth certificate or passport) and proof of residency.
Protecting the personal information provided on the exemption forms is important to the District. Detailed information on redacting portions of the information provided, and how the information is handled can be found here.
Exemption Forms - Due by July 6, 2018
Property owners age 65 or older, those receiving Supplemental Security Income for a disability, or those receiving Social Security Disability Insurance may be eligible for an exemption from the Measure MB parcel tax. Please download and review the eligibility requirements on the following forms:
Privacy: As you are completing your exemption forms, please know that protecting your personal information is important to the District. Information on redacting portions of the information provided, and how the information is handled can be found here.
For more information, please visit the Measure MB page on the MBUSD website here.