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AGO Opinions with Topic: ERRONEOUS SALE OF PROPERTY OWNED BY COUNTY IS INVALID
AGO 1958 No. 203 >  June 17, 1958
TAXATION - VOID SALES OF REAL PROPERTY AT TAX SALE - TITLE ACQUIRED BY PURCHASER - REFUND OF PURCHASE PRICE - COUNTIES - ERRONEOUS SALE OF PROPERTY OWNED BY COUNTY IS INVALID
TAXATION ‑- VOID SALES OF REAL PROPERTY AT TAX SALE ‑- TITLE ACQUIRED BY PURCHASER ‑- REFUND OF PURCHASE PRICE -- COUNTIES ‑- ERRONEOUS SALE OF PROPERTY OWNED BY COUNTY IS INVALID When real property in tax exempt ownership is erroneously assessed and sold by the county for nonpayment of taxes, such taxes are void, the sale is invalid, no title passes to the purchaser and the purchase price cannot be refunded.
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