Utility Users Tax Exemption

Utility Users Tax Exemption for Senior and Individuals with Disabilities

The Utility User Tax Exemption is offered to eligible City of Maywood residents. The established program presents Maywood seniors and individuals with disabilities an exemption to their utility bills such as gas, electrical, etc. To qualify, a resident must be a user of utilities within the City of Maywood and is the sole responsible individual for the payment of the utility bill under the name.

Requirements 

  • Must be a City of Maywood resident, and;
  • All utilities must be under the same name (of the person applying)
  • Senior Citizen who is of the age of sixty-two (62) or older, or
  • Disabled Citizen - an individual shall be considered to be disabled if he or she is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or to be of long-continued and indefinite duration.
  • A recipient of Supplemental Social Security Benefits
  • Mailed, e-mailed, or faxed applications will not be accepted


Senior Citizens must submit: 

  1. Proof of age – Attach a copy of your California State Driver’s License, California State Identification Card, or any other acceptable showing proof of age. 
  2. A copy of the entire Telephone Provider bill with the applicant’s name and Maywood service address. If not applicable, please leave blank.
  3. A copy of the entire So Cal Gas bill showing the applicant's name and Maywood service address. If not applicable, please leave blank.
  4. A copy of the entire Mutual Water Company bill showing the applicant's name and Maywood service address. If not applicable, please leave blank.
  5. A copy of the entire So Cal Edison bill showing the applicant's name and Maywood service address. If not applicable, please leave blank.
  6. Applicant must state on the form the income for the applicant and each household member (as indicated on the application form).

Individuals with a Disability must submit: 

  1. Proof of disability - a recent (within the last (2) two years) certification signed by a licensed physician attesting that you are physically and/or mentally disabled, which can be expected to result in death or to be of long-continued and indefinite duration, hence, unable to engage in substantially gainful employment, and
  2. Proof of Supplemental Social Security Benefits, and 
  3. All the required items under Senior Citizen *(Proof of Age is not required)


Application: 

 

If you have any questions regarding the Utility Tax Exemption Application, please call the City of Maywood at 323.562.5700, or email us at raul.herrera@cityofmaywood.org