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2 ½% Owner Occupancy Tax Reduction

Find out if you qualify for the 2 ½% Owner Occupancy Tax Reduction:


To receive the 2 ½% tax reduction, you must:

(1) Own the home; and

(2) Occupy the home as your principal place of residence.


The reduction applies to the home site and the home itself.  It does not apply to:

(1) Rental homes or apartments;

(2) Homes occupied by someone other than the owner;

(3) Homes owned by corporations, partnerships, associations or groups;

(4) Units within a building primarily for retail, commercial or other non-residential purposes;

(5) Manufactured or mobile homes purchased prior to 2000; and

(6) Excess acreage over one acre.


Please check your tax bills to see if you are already receiving the reduction.  Applications may be picked up from and filed with the County Auditor’s office between January 1 and the first Monday in June each year.

Erica Snodgrass is a lifelong resident of Pike County, she graduated from Scioto Valley Local Schools in 1997 and attended Shawnee State University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. In 2009, Erica obtained her Certified Public Accounting license through the State of Ohio. Before being elected as Pike County Auditor, Erica was the Office Manager for Seif & Shugart, LLC for 10 years. Erica lives in Piketon with her husband and her two children. Erica was elected to the position of County Auditor in 2015. Auditor Snodgrass makes the interest of taxpayers her first priority and therefore she runs an office that is driven by facts, numbers, and fairness, not politics.
Erica J. Snodgrass, CPA

Pike County Auditor
Erica J. Snodgrass, CPA
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