Property Tax Proration Calculator
calculator is designed to estimate the real estate tax proration between
the home buyer & seller at closing. This proration calculator should
be useful for annual, quarterly, and semi-annual property tax proration
at settlement (calendar & fiscal year).
Simply close the closing date with the drop down box. Then, enter the local, county, and school tax amount and enter the tax period (i.e. FROM - 1/1/2018 TO - 12/31/2018). Choose paid or not paid. This calculator will count days owned and per diem tax cost.
CALENDAR YEAR PRORATION EXAMPLE:
Municipality charges $3,650 per calendar year ($10 per day). Closing is on June 1st. Seller paid the property taxes. Calendar year proration: The seller occupied the home from January 1st to May 31st or 151 days. The buyer reimburses the seller from and including June 1st to December 31st which equals 214 days. The buyer will pay the seller $2,140 at closings (214 days X $10 per day).
FISCAL YEAR PRORATION EXAMPLE:
School district charges $3,650 ($10 per day). Closing is on June 1st, 2009 Seller paid the property taxes. The school district's billing period is from JULY 1ST 2008 to JUNE 30th 2009. The school district's year runs from the previous year to the current year. The seller occupied the house and is responsible for the school tax from July 1st 2008 to the day before closing or 335 days. The buyer will pay the seller for the settlement date of June 1st to June 30th or 31 days.