This week, before I try to recap the past week in the legislature, I want to take a minute to remind the senior citizens of Barrow County that there is still time to file for the Senior Citizen Ad-Valorem Tax Exemption if they have not already done so.
The deadline to file is April 1st. To qualify you need to be 62 years old or older and meet certain requirements based on income. To see if you meet these income requirements all you need to do is take your 2010 Federal Tax Return down to the Barrow County Tax Assessors Office and the good folks there will be able to see if you qualify.
Last week was a busy week down at the Capital, Wednesday, March 16th marked the 30th legislative day of the 2011 session. Known as “Crossover Day,” this critical day marks the last chance that most House bills will have to pass the House and make their way to the Senate.
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