2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 44 - Taxation
CHAPTER 44-3 - Property Subject to Taxation
§ 44-3-13.5 - Glocester Exemption of elderly and disabled persons.
§ 44-3-13.5 Glocester Exemption of elderly and disabled persons. (a) The town council of Glocester may, by ordinance, issue a tax credit for real property situated in the town of Glocester which is owned and occupied by owners over sixty-five (65) years of age or under sixty-five (65) years of age who are permanently disabled in an amount of one thousand one hundred fifty dollars ($1,150) adjusted annually by the rate of the annual tax increase, if any, times the per one thousand dollar ($1,000) average valuation of the exempted real properties and in like manner may also by ordinance issue a tax credit for real property situated in the town which is owned and occupied by owners with a combined adjusted gross taxable annual income not to exceed twenty-three thousand dollars ($23,000) adjusted annually by the consumer price index all urban customers (CPI-U) published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor as set forth in the following schedule:
(1) Owners who are sixty-five (65) but less than eighty (80) years of age: an additional tax credit not to exceed one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500);
(2) Owners who are eighty (80) years of age or older: an additional tax credit not to exceed four thousand five hundred ($4,500).
(b) The exemption shall be pro-rated among the owners of the real property and shall be in addition to any and all other exemptions from taxation to which the person may be otherwise entitled. The exemption shall be applied uniformly. Only one exemption shall be granted to co-tenants, joint tenants, and tenants by the entirety, even though all of the co-tenants, joint tenants, and tenants by the entirety are eligible for an exemption. The provisions of this section apply notwithstanding the provisions of § 44-3-15.
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