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File #: ORD. 2020-188    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 9/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/28/2020 Final action: 9/28/2020
Title: To amend Ord. No. 2020-092, adopted Apr. 13. 2020, which extended the deadline for filing an application or certification by real estate taxpayers claiming an exemption or freeze under City Code ?? 26-364 or 26-365 for the taxable year 2020 only from Mar. 31, 2020, to Apr. 30, 2020, by further extending the deadline from Apr. 30, 2020 to Oct. 30, 2020.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney, Stephanie Lynch, Ellen Robertson, Kristen Nye, Reva Trammell, President Newbille, Vice President Hilbert, Michael Jones
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2020-188
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To amend Ord. No. 2020-092, adopted Apr. 13. 2020, which extended the deadline for filing an application or certification by real estate taxpayers claiming an exemption or freeze under City Code ?? 26-364 or 26-365 for the taxable year 2020 only from Mar. 31, 2020, to Apr. 30, 2020, by further extending the deadline from Apr. 30, 2020 to Oct. 30, 2020.
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
I. That Ordinance No. 2020-092, adopted April 13, 2020, be and is hereby amended and reordained as follows:
? 1. That, notwithstanding any provision of sections 26-364 or 26-365 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, to the contrary, for the taxable year 2020 only, a person claiming an exemption or freeze must file in writing an application therefor, or, if applicable, the annual certification that no information contained on the last preceding application filed has so changed so as to violate the limitations and conditions provided therein, with the Director of Finance not later than [April 30, 2020] October 30, 2020, instead of not later than March 31, 2020.
? 2. That, notwithstanding any provision of sections 26-364 or 26-365 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, to the contrary, for the taxable year 2020 only, the tax exemption or freeze for any person filing, by no later than October 30, 2020, pursuant to section 1 of this ordinance, an application, or, if applicable, the annual certification that no information contained on the last preceding application filed has so changed so as to violate the limitations and conditions provided therein, shall not be voided for any failure to remit on or before January 14, 2020, or on or before June 14, 2020, as applicable, a payment for the full amount of the taxes levied or a payment for the difference between the full amount of the taxes levied and the amount of an exemption or freeze; provided, however, that any applicable penalties and interest for any such failure shall...

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