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Am I Eligible for Tax Relief or Tax Freeze

Tax Relief for Elderly & Disabled Homeowners

  • Will you be 65 or older on or before December 31, 2016 or have you been rated totally and permanently disabled by Social Security Administration or other qualified agency on or before December 31, 2016?
  • Is your combined 2015 annual income for you, your spouse and all other owners of the property less than $29,180?

If you answered yes to both questions then you may qualify for Tax Relief.


Tax Relief for Disabled Veteran & Widow(er) of a Disabled Veteran

Do you or did your spouse have a disability as a Veteran in one of the following categories:

  • A service-connected disability that resulted in:
    • Paraplegia; OR
    • Permanent paralysis of both legs and lower part of the body resulting from traumatic injury or disease to the spinal cord or brain; OR
    • Loss, or loss of use of, two (2) or more limbs; OR
    • Legal blindness
  • A total and permanent disability rating from a service connected disability.
  • A 100% total and permanent disability rating from being a prisoner of war.

If you answered yes to any category then you may qualify for Tax Relief.


Tax Freeze for Elderly Homeowners

  • Will you be 65 or older on or before December 31, 2016
  • Is your combined 2015 annual income for you, your spouse and all other owners of the property less than $39,210?

If you answered yes to both questions then you may qualify for Tax Freeze.


For more information CLICK HERE
For an application CLICK HERE

Please contact the Trustee's office at 865-215-8554 or visit one of our convenient satellite locations with any questions or concerns.

Open Enrollment for 2016 starts October 01, 2016 thru April 05, 2017

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Trustee

Main Office
City County Building
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Mailing Address
Knox County Trustee
P.O. Box 70
Knoxville, TN 37901
Phone: 865-215-2305

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Monday - Friday
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