Elderly / Disabled FAQ

Applications may be obtained from the following:
  1. Pick up application at Rutherford County Revenue Department at 229 N. Main St. Rutherfordton, NC.
  2. Contact the Rutherford County Revenue Department at (828) 287-6175.
  3. Download application from this website on the Property Tax Relief or Tax Forms page.

NOTE: APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THESE PROGRAMS IS JUNE 1 OF EACH YEAR.

Click here for more information and applications for these and other programs

What qualifications do I have to meet in order to receive the elderly/disabled exclusion?

If I receive the elderly/disabled exclusion, does that mean I am exempt from paying any taxes?

What are the benefits from receiving this exclusion?

Do I have to reapply each year for the elderly/disabled exclusion?

If my income is over the limit do I have any alternatives?