Property Tax Exemptions
Senior Citizen Exemption
Seniors that were previously approved do not need to reapply.
The Senior Citizen Exemption is available to applicants who:
- Are at least 65 years of age prior to January 1 of the year of application,
- Owned their home for at least 10 consecutive years prior to January 1, and
- Occupied the home as their primary residence for at least 10 consecutive years prior to January 1.
For those who qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in actual value of the primary residence is exempted from property tax. Once an exemption application is filed and approved by the assessor, the exemption remains in effect until a disqualifying event occurs.
The application deadline is July 15.
Senior Property Tax Exemption Forms
Disabled Veteran Exemption
The Disabled Veteran Exemption is available to property owners who:
- Sustained a service-connected disability while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States,
- Were honorably discharged, and
- Were rated by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs as one hundred percent “permanent and total” disabled. VA unemployability awards do not meet the requirement for determining an applicant’s eligibility.
- Owned and occupied the property prior to January 1 of the current year.
The application deadline this year is July 1.
- Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Application | Instructions
- Application for a Surviving Spouse of Qualified Disabled Veteran