Variations in Receipt of Benefit
No Variation in Receipt of Benefits
The program exempts the first $20,000 from ad valorem property taxes for senior citizens or disabled homeowners.
How is Benefit Disbursed
Exemption from assessed value
Eligible Property Type
Characteristics of Eligible Property
Only residential property, including mobile or manufactured home, is eligible for this program.
Description of Eligibility Criteria
An individual must be a resident of the state for at least 2 years and have lived at your homestead for at least 6 months prior to the tax year, and 65 years or older, or be certified as being permanently and totally disabled. Property involved must be occupied by owner and retained for noncommercial purposes. Application is made to the county assessor's office before 1 December. You do not have to apply again unless there is a change in your status or residence.
Local Option in Adoption of Program
Local government is unable to exercise an option
Local Option Regarding Program Features
No local option regarding program features
State Funding for Local Tax Loss
Local government covers all of its tax loss
[https://www.assessor.org/DocumentCenter/View/5738/Homestead-Exemption?bidId= accessed 02/11/2019]