The local ser­vices tax shall be reduced to eighty per­cent (80%) of the tax pro­vid­ed for in Sec­tion 36–2‑2 of this Arti­cle for the own­ers of man­u­fac­tured homes who:

(A) are actu­al­ly resid­ing in such man­u­fac­tured homes,

(B) hold title to such man­u­fac­tured home as pro­vid­ed in the “Illi­nois Vehi­cle Code”, approved Sep­tem­ber 29, 1969, as amend­ed, and

(C) are six­­ty-five (65) years of age or old­er or are dis­abled per­sons with­in the mean­ing of Sec­tion 3.14 of the “Senior Cit­i­zens and Dis­abled Per­sons Prop­er­ty Tax Relief Act” on the annu­al billing date.

An appli­ca­tion for reduc­tion of the tax shall be filed with the Coun­ty Clerk by the indi­vid­u­als who are enti­tled to the reduc­tion.  If the appli­ca­tion is filed after May 1, the reduc­tion in tax shall begin with the next annu­al bill.  Appli­ca­tion for the reduc­tion of tax shall be done by affi­davit in sub­stan­tial­ly the fol­low­ing form:

 

APPLICATION FOR REDUCTION OF LOCAL SERVICES TAX

 I here­by make appli­ca­tion for a reduc­tion to eighty per­cent (80%) of the total tax imposed under “An Act to pro­vide for a priv­i­lege tax on man­u­fac­tured homes”.

(A)  Senior Cit­i­zens.

  1. I actu­al­ly reside in the man­u­fac­tured home…
  2. I hold title to the man­u­fac­tured home as pro­vid­ed in the Illi­nois Vehi­cle Code…
  3. I reached the age of six­­ty-five (65) on or before either Jan­u­ary 1 (or July 1) of the year in which this state­ment is filed.  My date of birth is…

(B) Dis­abled Persons.

  1. I actu­al­ly reside in the man­u­fac­tured home…
  2. I hold title to the man­u­fac­tured home as pro­vid­ed in the Illi­nois Vehi­cle Code…
  3. I was total­ly dis­abled on… and have remained dis­abled until the date of this appli­ca­tion.  My Social Secu­ri­ty, Vet­er­ans, Rail­road or Civ­il Ser­vice Total Dis­abil­i­ty Claim Num­ber is…  The under­signed declares under the penal­ty of per­jury that the above state­ments are true and correct.

 

Dated__________, 20__________

 

Sig­na­ture of Owner

__________

Address

Approved by:

__________   __________ __________

(City)                     (State)          (Zip)

This appli­ca­tion shall be accom­pa­nied by a copy of the applicant’s most recent appli­ca­tion filed with the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Rev­enue under the “Senior Cit­i­zens and Dis­abled Per­sons Prop­er­ty Tax Relief Act”, approved July 17, 1972, as amended.