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Real Estate Tax Exemptions

The first qualification for all exemptions is that the applicant must own and occupy the property as their domicile.
 

Type

  Basic Qualification   Income/Assets   Tax Credit Amount
Cl. 17D   Widow/Widower or Over 70 Years Old   None/Less than $40,000   $175
             
Cl. 41C  

65 years old or more (Single)

  $16,006/$28,000   $500
    65 years old or more (Married)   $18,468/$30,000
(There is an annual cost of living increase on income.)
  $500
             
Cl. 37A   Certification from the Commission for the Blind certifiying Blindness   No income/asset requirement   $500
             
Cl. 42/43   Surviving Spouse of Firefighter or Police Officer Killed on the Line of Duty   No income/asset requirement   Full Tax

 

The following is for Veterans Only:

 

Type   Basic Qualification   Income/Assets   Tax Credit Amount
Cl. 22   10% Service Connected Disability
Purple Heart or Gold Star Parent
  No income/asset requirement   $400
             
Cl. 22A   Loss of foot, hand, or eye   No income/asset requirement   $750
             
Cl. 22B   Loss of two limbs or eyes   No income/asset requirement   $1,250
             
Cl. 22C   Special adaptive housing   No income/asset requirement   $1,500
             
Cl. 22D   Surviving Spouse   No income/asset requirement   Up to $2,500
             
Cl. 22E   100% Disabled or Unemployable   No income/asset requirement   $1,000
             
    Paraplegic   No income/asset requirement   Full Tax