On or before the fifteenth day of May of each year, the tax commissioner shall certify to the department of education and the office of budget and management:
(A) The amount by which applications filed under section 5713.38 of the Revised Code or complaints filed under section 5715.19 of the Revised Code resulted in a reduction in the second preceding year's taxable value in each school district in which such a reduction occurred, and the amount by which such reduction reduced the district's taxes charged and payable for such year; and
(B) The taxes charged and payable for the second preceding tax year that were remitted under section 5713.081 of the Revised Code and the taxable value against which such taxes were imposed. Upon receipt of such certifications, the department shall recompute the district's state education aid and determine the amount that the state education aid would have been had the taxable value not been used in the computation made under division (A)(1) of section 3317.021 of the Revised Code and had the taxes charged and payable not been included in the certification made under division (A)(3) of such section. The department shall calculate the amount that the remainder of the fiscal year's payments should have been for the fiscal year including the amount of the state education aid as recomputed. The increase or decrease in the amount of aid resulting from the adjustment required under this section shall be paid to the school district. The payment date shall be determined by the director of budget and management. The director shall select a payment date that is not earlier than the first day of June of the current fiscal year and not later than the thirty-first day of July of the following fiscal year. The department of education shall not pay the district under this section prior to approval by the director of budget and management to make that payment. If a school district received a grant from the catastrophic expenditures account pursuant to division (C) of section 3316.20 of the Revised Code on the basis of the same circumstances for which a recomputation is made under this section, the amount of the recomputation shall be reduced and transferred in accordance with division (C) of section 3316.20 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 06-03-2002; 06-30-2005; 2007 HB119 09-29-2007
Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.117,HB 508, §757.20.