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A homestead exemption can give you tax breaks on what you pay in property taxes.
A homestead exemption reduces the amount of property taxes homeowners owe on their legal residence.
You must file with the county or city where your home is located. Each county has different applications and required documents. Various types of homestead exemptions are available, including those based on assessed home value and homeowner age.
Homestead exemption applications are due by April 1 for the current tax year.
To be eligible for a homestead exemption:
Required documents vary by county or city. If you are applying for a special exemption, additional documentation to show proof of eligibility will be required. They can include:
You must file your homestead exemption application with your county tax officials. Please contact your county tax officials for how to file your homestead exemption application.
Once approved, most homestead exemptions are automatically renewed each year as long as you continually occupy the home under the same ownership.
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