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  • SENIOR PROPERTY TAX WORK-OFF ABATEMENT PROGRAM
  • Under this program, participating senior taxpayers volunteer their services to the Town in exchange for a reduction in their tax bills.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be 60 years of age or older.
Must be a resident of the Town of Princeton.
Must own and occupy the property for which Princeton taxes are paid and rebate is requested.
Difficulty meeting property tax payment.
Limited financial resources.

BENEFIT LIMITS:
Hourly rate cannot exceed $7.50 per hour or be lower than the federal minimum wage.
Maximum rebate of $750.00 per fiscal year per household.
Level of Town appropriation will determine the maximum number of participants.

SELECTION PROCESS:
Applicant must meet eligibility requirements.
Applicant must have appropriate skills for position.
Applicant and department head must both agree it is an appropriate match.
Abatements for the work-off program will be in addition to any property tax exemption under other statutes.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:
Municipal Departments.
Offices, Library, clinics and special projects.
Based upon individual department needs.
Work performed must be approved by Dept. Head and signed off on applicable time sheet.
Work performed for a volunteer group or committee does not qualify.
Town Administrator to oversee the program.

HOW TO APPLY:
Application forms are available at the Town Hall Assessors department office.
Hours:  Monday thru Thursday  8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed on Fridays and Holidays


 

 

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