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Potential tax relief for storm-damaged property owners

May 28, 2019

In the wake of this week’s devastating inclement weather, Ohio REALTORS wish to highlight a state law (ORC 319.38) which gives County Auditors the authority to reduce the value of properties that have suffered damage or been destroyed. A reduction in property value could result in lower real estate taxes for the property until it has been restored to its prior condition or value.  

Property owners must apply for a valuation deduction by completing a form supplied by the County Auditor’s office. Examples can be found below:

Greene County

Montgomery County

For a complete directory of County Auditors, please CLICK HERE.

For any further questions, please contact Spencer Gross, Director of Local Government Affairs, at ">.

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