Tax Equity Board and Tax Rebate Information

Meetings


  • Once yearly in the spring

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings

Most Recent Agenda

Members


Member Name
Term Expires
Stephen Thompson July 2019
Jay Weill July 2017
Michael DeAngelis July 2018

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Responsibilities


The Tax Equity Board was established in August 1983 by Town Council Ordinance #845 and Resolution #3013. The board is charged with hearing applications for tax rebate from San Anselmo property owners claiming inability to pay the town’s Municipal Services Tax, Pension Override Tax and Library Parcel Tax.

More about the program



San Anselmo property owners with a financial hardship due to unemployment, a catastrophic emergency, or low income can apply for a REBATE of the Town's Municipal Services (also called "General Purpose"), Pension Override and Library Parcel Taxes.

How to apply



Rebate applications are accepted once per year in May, after annual property taxes have been fully paid.

The rebate program defines low income at certain income levels that change each year. For 2015, these income levels were: below $27,368 for a one-person household, below $31,268 for a two-person household, below $35,168 for a three-person household, and below $39,069 for a four-person household.

Rental property is not eligible to be considered for the rebate program.

The Town's Tax Equity Board reviews the applications, which must be filed with the Town by early May of each year.

Notification about application availability



If you would like to be on a list to be sent an application when they are available in March of each year, please stop by the Administration Office on the second floor of Town Hall, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or contact Finance and Administrative Services Director Helen Yu-Scott at (415) 258-4678 or by email.