Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Salt Lake County (Utah). County Commission

2101--Correspondence
2795--Property tax exemption applications

AGENCY: Salt Lake County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 2101
TITLE: Correspondence
DATES: 1854-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphanumerical.

DESCRIPTION: Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence to a variety of individuals, agencies, and organizations. Copy of response from the commission is usually stapled to incoming letter.

RETENTION

Retain permanently

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 1 year after being microfilmed and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center permanently.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently.

APPRAISAL

Historical

This disposition is based on Utah County General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 7.

Disposition based on the value of these records in documenting agency/program achievements, policies, procedures, and function.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Salt Lake County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 2795
TITLE: Property tax exemption applications
DATES: i 1947; 1950; 1953-1957; 1959-1960; 1968-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year, thereunder alphabetical by first letter of surname

DESCRIPTION: These applications were submitted to obtain exemption from paying all or a portion of taxes on property owned or purchased by disabled veterans or blind persons, their unmarried widows, or their minor orphans. The forms provide information on name, address, description of personal or real property in question, purchase information, war in which served (if veteran), and extent of disability. Many of the applications have a form from the Veterans Administration attached providing disability and discharge information. Occurring infrequently are certificates, letters, or affidavits from doctors verifying disabilities; assessors' blotters; extracts of proceedings; and annuity statements.

RETENTION

Retain permanent

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Records Center until microfilmed and then destroy provided microfilm has passed inspection.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Agency Record Center permanently.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently.

APPRAISAL

Historical

This disposition is based on Utah County General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 13, Item 1.

This disposition is based on data provided on individuals and their property which may be of interest to genealogical researchers or economic historians studying benefit programs.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Private