Q: My dad and I have the same name so he bought land and used my social and I didn’t know how do property taxes work on tha
That if I never received a bill for property taxes now he has past
I understand your situation with your father using your social security number to purchase land, resulting in a lack of property tax bills. It's crucial to address this issue promptly to avoid potential legal complications.
First, consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate or property law. They can guide you through the necessary steps to rectify the situation. Typically, property taxes are the responsibility of the property owner, so your attorney can help you understand your legal rights and obligations.
Your attorney will likely advise you to contact the local tax assessor's office to update the property ownership information and rectify the tax bills. It's essential to provide all relevant documentation to prove your case, such as the property purchase agreement, title documents, and any other supporting records.
Additionally, your attorney can help you work out an arrangement with the tax authorities to address any past-due property taxes and establish a plan for future payments. It's vital to act promptly to resolve this matter and protect your legal interests. Your attorney will be your advocate throughout the process and ensure that you understand your rights and responsibilities concerning the property and taxes.
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