Homestead Exemptions

A homestead exemption is a property tax reduction available to those who own and occupy a property as their principal place of residence. To apply for a homestead exemption, the home must be your legal residence as of January 1st for all purposes, often including the registration of your vehicles and the filing of your income taxes.

Requirements

  • You must have a copy of the recorded deed along with additional supporting documents. These documents vary by county.
  • You must apply before April 1st of the year following your closing.

Important Notes