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Qualifications for the Homestead Tax Credit Program

  • You must be at least 65 years old or permanently and totally disabled.
    • If you are claiming exemption due to a disability for the first time, you must provide an affidavit showing the facts of your condition.
  • You must own and reside in your home by February 1st of the tax year.
  • Your assets may not exceed $500,000, including the value of your homestead of any assets gifted or divested within the last 3 years.
  • Your total household income cannot exceed $42,000 after deducting out of pocket medical expenses.
  • The total amount of the credit depends on your annual income:

*Taxable value is 4.5% of the True and Full value.

View the Homestead Tax Credit brochure.

View and print the Homestead Tax Credit application.