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Homestead Exemptions For Senior Citizens

Florida Senior Citizens - 65 Years or Older Homestead Exemption

NOTE: This exemption applies by local ordinance only, so if it was not adopted for your county or municipality, then it may not be available to you. If you are 65 years of age or older, were living on your homestead property as of Jan. 1 of the year you file for this exemption, and had household income less than the amount set by the Florida Department of Revenue (about $30,000), you may be eligible for an additional exemption of up to $50,000!   

 

Seniors and Low Income Seniors Who Maintain Long-Term Residency in Florida

NOTE: This exemption applies by local ordinance only, so if it was not adopted for your county or municipality, then it may not be available to you. If you are 65 years of age or older, were living on your homestead property as of Jan. 1 of the year you file for this, had household income less than the amount set by the Florida Department of Revenue (about $30,000), and you have kept your permanent residency on the homestead property for at least 25 years and have a Market Value of less than $250,000, you may be entitled to a complete exemption from payment of all property taxes. 

To find out more about your eligibility for Senior Exemptions provided to Florida Homeowners, please get a Florida Homestead Check. Your Homestead Check will identify all of the exemptions that you are eligible for, as well as provide you with forms and step by step instructions on how to file for them.

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