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School Parcel Tax Exemptions

Qualified School District Special Taxes are a particular type of special tax that is voter-approved and pursuant to Government Code 50079, authorizes only K-12 school districts to place this type of direct charge on the tax roll. In some instances, Qualified School District Special Taxes may qualify for one of the following exemptions:

  1. Persons who are 65 years of age or older.
  2. Persons receiving Supplemental Security Income for a disability, regardless of age.
  3. Persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, regardless of age, whose yearly income does not exceed 250 percent of the 2012 federal poverty guidelines issued by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Please note: School bonds that are calculated based on value of the property do not qualify for any exemptions.

Please contact the school district directly for information on qualifying exemptions. Contact information for the applicable school districts are listed below.

School Taxes

Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified Parcel Tax

Fort Ross Elementary Parcel Tax

Petaluma Joint Union High School District Parcel Tax

Rincon Valley Elementary Parcel Tax

Sebastopol Elementary Parcel Tax

Shoreline Unified Parcel Tax