Exemption EligibilityExemption Eligibility

Exemption Eligibility

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.

 

Residence Homestead

If the property is your principal residence, you may qualify for a homestead exemption.  The City offers a 20% exemption (minimum $5000).

Disabled

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.

Disabled Veteran

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.

Over 65

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.

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