The City offers numerous exemptions. Tax exemptions exclude all or part of a property’s value from taxation. You must apply for all exemptions through the Central Appraisal District of the county in which you live.
If the property is your principal residence, you may qualify for a homestead exemption. The City offers a 20% exemption (minimum $5000).
If you qualify for a residential homestead exemption, you may also qualify for an additional exemption of $10,000 in 2017 and $100,000 for 2017 if you are disabled.
Exemptions from $5,000 to $12,000 for veterans, with exemptions from $2,500 to $5,000 for a spouse and children of a member of the armed services who dies while on active duty. 100% exemption is allowed for a veteran who is 100% disabled.
If you qualify for a residence homestead exemption, you may also qualify for an additional exemption of $100,000 in 2017 and $100,000 for 2017. You may not receive both a disability and over 65 exemption.