Palm Beach County Real Estate Tax/ Homestead

Palm Beach County Real Estate Tax/ Homestead

Palm Beach County Real Estate Tax/ Homestead

 

Homestead Exemption
Florida grants a standard $25,000 exemption on the assessed value of qualified residential property. An additional exemption up to $25,000 also may apply to your property.

*Homestead Exemption is granted to permanent Florida residents only. The property must be your permanent residence. A permanent residence is the address listed on your voter’s registration card, driver’s license or ID, the place where you register your cars and file your income tax. If you or your spouse are receiving a residence based exemption or benefit in another county, state or country, you are not eligible for exemption. 

*Florida Statute 196.015 and 196.031

 

Active Military Service Exemption
The exemption is available for any branch of the U.S. Military, U.S. Coast Guard and Florida National Guard on active duty who serve outside the continental United States, Alaska and Hawaii. Application DR-501M Adobe PDF Document must be submitted every year and eligibility is based on the previous year’s deployment, Jan. 1-Dec. 31.

Civilian Disability Exemptions
Civilians who are totally and permanently disabled and confined to a wheelchair are exempt from ad valorem taxation. Please submit Physician Certification DR-416 Adobe PDF Document
from two licensed Florida physicians.  Proof of Gross Income (DR-501A )Adobe PDF Document also is required.
Any real estate owned and used as a homestead by a quadriplegic is exempt from ad valorem taxation. Please submit Physician Certification DR-416 Adobe PDF Document from two licensed Florida physicians. No income limit is required of a quadriplegic. 
Civilians who are permanently disabled may be eligible for an additional $500 exemption. Please submit Physician Certification DR-416 Adobe PDF Document from a licensed Florida physician.


Disabled Veterans Exemption
Please Note: You must be honorably discharged to qualify for these additional exemptions.
For more information, please call us at (561) 355-2866, or the local Veteran Services Office at (561) 355-4761.

Veterans with a total and permanent disability that was service-connected may be eligible for total exemption of ad valorem taxes. Please submit your 27/e Benefits Letter and a confirmation letter from the local Palm Beach County Veteran Services Office that the disability is 100% total and permanent.
Veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more may be eligible for an additional $5,000 exemption. Please submit your 27/e Benefits Letter and a confirmation letter from the local Palm Beach County Veteran Services Office that the disability is permanent and 10% or more.
Veterans with a non-service connected disability may be eligible for an additional $500 exemption. Please submit your 27/e Benefits Letter and a confirmation letter from the local Palm Beach County Veteran Services Office.
Veterans 65 or older with a combat-related permanent disability may be eligible for an ad valorem tax discount. Please submit DR-501DV Adobe PDF Document form and a Letter from the local Palm Beach County Veteran Services Office confirming the disability is combat-related.

Information above is subject to change. Please visit www.co.palmbeach.fl.us/papa/ExemptionServices.htm#Homestead​