Tax Exemption? You may have one. Some of you may not know there were tax exemptions available for you as homeowners. Maybe you knew there was a way to get a tax exemption but are wondering “How do I get a Homestead Exemption for my taxes?” We’ve got your back.
I Want My Tax Exemption!
So you want to find out what’s available to reduce the amount the government taxes on your home? The good news is that it is 100% free for you to file for these exemptions. Many of you start off with the ability to reduce the taxable value of your home by $25,000. Some of you may have more!
Here is what we know about here in Texas
Disabled Individual Exemption
Agricultural Land Exemption
Disabled Veteran Exemption
Over 65 Exemption
If you just purchased a home, your real estate agent and/or Title Company likely already told you all about these things. But if they didn’t, don’t worry, we are telling you now.
Below is the contact info for the central appraisal districts (CAD) in DFW and the surrounding areas. You’ll want to contact yours and ask about how to file for your exemptions. Some will even let you fill out an online form, others will have you fill out a paper form. Don’t wait; your Homestead Exemption needs to be filed by April 30th. This is something you can get done today!