The Taxpayer Relief Act, Act 1 of Special Session 1 of 2006, was signed into law by Governor Rendell on June 27, 2006. The Taxpayer Relief Act may reduce your property tax bill through a homestead or farmstead exclusion.
The property tax reduction will come in the form of a reduced assessment on the school district property tax bill. In order toparticipate, you must file an Application for Homestead and Farmstead Exclusion form by March 1, 2013, and the application must be approved by the Columbia County Assessment Office.
An application and instructions for completing the application are enclosed for your convenience. Send your completed application by March 1, 2013, to: