HOMESTEAD LIMITED EXEMPTION is given to a Homeowner who lives in his home as of January 1 of the taxing year. The amount of this exemption could be as much as $5,000 off the assessed value. This is done automatically by the Assessor’s Office. You may check your tax bill under exemptions to see that it was applied.
SENIOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION is given to Seniors 65 years and older who live in their home as of January 1 of the taxing year. This benefit amount is $3,000 off the assessment. The senior must bring in the necessary documentation ie, a deed, title, etc.
HOMESTEAD IMPROVEMENT EXEMPTION is given to any homeowner who lives in his home and adds value by an improvement or addition he has made on his residence. The amount of this exemption given over a four year period is based on the type of improvement which is made and how much value was added to the original construction.
SENIOR CITIZENS TAX FREEZE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION is given to seniors 65 years of age and older with a maximum household income of $45,000. This exemption freezes the assessment on the property. Applications are available in the Assessor’s Office.