DTE FORM 26 - Allen County Ohio

DTE Form 26 (Revised 11/97)
RC 319.38
Application No.
DATE RECEIVED
APPLICATION FOR VALUATION DEDUCTION FOR
DESTROYED OR DAMAGED REAL PROPERTY
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS AND TYPE OR PRINT ALL
INFORMATION
READ INTRUCTIONS ON BACK BEFORE COMPLETING FORM
Please return to:
Ben E. Diepenbrock, Allen County Auditor
301 N. Main St.
Lima, OH 45801
1. OWNER'S NAME
2. OWNER'S ADDRESS
3. OWNER'S TELEPHONE NUMBER
CITY/STATE
(
)
ZIP
4. PARCEL NUMBER OF DAMAGED PROPERTY
5. ADDRESS OF DAMAGED PROPERTY
CITY/STATE
ZIP
6. COUNTY WHERE LOCATED
7. DATE DAMAGE OCCURRED
8. CAUSE OF DAMAGE
9. DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGE
10. ESTIMATED DOLLAR AMOUNT OF DAMAGE $
11. IF PROPERTY INSURED, AMOUNT OF INSURANCE RECEIVED
$
I declare under penalties of perjury that this application has been examined by me and, to the best of my
knowledge and belief, it is true, correct and complete.
OWNER
DATE
Signature
Sworn to and signed in my presence, this
day of
,
Notary Public
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING FORM
FILING DEADLINES AND SCHEDULE OF DEDUCTIONS:
An application for a deduction from the current year's value must be filed by December 31 for
property that is destroyed or damaged in the first nine months of the year. For property
damaged in the last three months of the year, the filing deadline is January 31 of the following
year. Any deduction from value approved will affect the tax bills due the following year.
The amount of the deduction equals a percentage of the reduction in value caused by the damage
or destruction. That percentage is determined by the calendar quarter in which the damage
occurred. The filing deadlineand percentage deduction allowed for each calendar quarter are
shown below.
CALENDAR QUARTER
PERCENTAGE
IN WHICH PROPERTY
APPLICATION
DEDUCTION
WAS DAMAGED
DEADLINE
ALLOWED
JANUARY - MARCH
DECEMBER 31
100%
APRIL - JUNE
DECEMBER 31
75%
JULY - SEPTEMBER
DECEMBER 31
50%
OCTOBER - DECEMBER
JANUARY 31
25%
.
LINE INSTRUCTIONS:
LINES 1,
2 AND 3: Enter owner's ful name, mailing address, and daytime phone nuber.
Enter parcel number(s) of damaged property. This number is shown on your tax bill.
LINE 4:
Enter the full address of the damaged property.
LINE 5
Enter name of county where damaged property is located.
LINE 6
Enter date the damage or destruction occurred.
LINE 7
Explain cause of damage: fire, flood, intentional demolition, etc.
LINE 8
Describe the damage to the property, attach additional pages if necessary.
LINE 9
LINE 10 Enter your best estimate of the reduction in the property's value caused by the damage.
LINE 11 If property is insured, show the amount the insurance paid or will pay, if available.
OWNER'S SIGNATURE: Sign and date the application at the bottom and have your signature
if the owner's signature is not notarized, the section below must be completed and notarized.
AFFIDAVIT OF TWO DISINTERESTED PERSONS
if the owner's signature is notarized on the front of this application, this affidavit isnot necessary.
and
being duly sworn, say that they are residents of the municipal corporation or township in which
the above property is or was situated, that neither of them has any interest therein, and that
property was destroyed or injured on the date shown above.
Signed
Sworn to and signed in my presence, this
day of
,
Notary Public