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Property tax relief program opens

Homeowners are invited to take advantage of a new program that was signed into law this weekend to offer relief on property taxes for anyone whose income and assets fall below a specific limit.

The Property Tax Refund Program has a deadline of June 6.

The program was created under Senate Enrolled Act 26, which allows counties to implement an optional refund program in which, on or before the first Monday in June, an applicant may apply for a refund on property tax paid for the preceding calendar year on their principal residence.

According to County Treasurer Tammy Jundt, who confirms that Cro...