2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 6. Taxation
ARTICLE 1.1. PROPERTY TAXES
CHAPTER 12. Assessed Value Deductions and Deduction Procedures
6-1.1-12-20. Claim for deduction for rehabilitated residential real property; expiration
Sec. 20. (a) A property owner who desires to obtain the deduction provided by section 18 of this chapter (before its expiration) must file a certified deduction application, on forms prescribed by the department of local government finance, with the auditor of the county in which the rehabilitated property is located. The application may be filed in person or by mail. If mailed, the mailing must be postmarked on or before the last day for filing. Except as provided in subsection (b) and subject to section 45 of this chapter, the application must be filed in the year in which the addition to assessed value is made.
(b) If notice of the addition to assessed value for any year is not given to the property owner before December 1 of that year, the application required by this section may be filed not later than thirty (30) days after the date such a notice is mailed to the property owner at the address shown on the records of the township or county assessor.
(c) The application required by this section shall contain the following information:
(1) A description of the property for which a deduction is claimed in sufficient detail to afford identification.
(2) Statements of the ownership of the property.
(3) The assessed value of the improvements on the property before rehabilitation.
(4) The number of dwelling units on the property.
(5) The number of dwelling units rehabilitated.
(6) The increase in assessed value resulting from the rehabilitation.
(7) The amount of deduction claimed.
(d) A deduction application filed under this section is applicable for the year in which the increase in assessed value occurs and for the immediately following four (4) years without any additional application being filed.
(e) On verification of an application by the assessor of the township in which the property is located, or the county assessor if there is no township assessor for the township, the county auditor shall make the deduction.
(f) This section expires January 1, 2023.
[Pre-1975 Property Tax Recodification Citation: 6-1-10.1-4.]
Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.47, SEC.1; Acts 1975, P.L.53, SEC.1. As amended by Acts 1977, P.L.2, SEC.22; Acts 1979, P.L.56, SEC.16; P.L.90-2002, SEC.111; P.L.154-2006, SEC.19; P.L.144-2008, SEC.26; P.L.146-2008, SEC.109; P.L.1-2009, SEC.33; P.L.181-2016, SEC.6.