Applying for Homestead Exemption
Please remember to apply for your homestead exemption if you have not done so already!
The homestead exemption is a wonderful benefit for homeowners. Consult with an accountant or tax professional for specific tax relief information.
- In Louisiana, qualifying homeowners may apply for homestead exemption up to $75,000. Additional exemptions may be available for veterans.
- In Mississippi, qualifying homeowners may apply for exemption for the first $7,500 of the assessed value of their home. Additional exemptions may be available for seniors, the disabled, the vision impaired, and veterans.
- In Alabama, qualifying homeowners under the age of 65 may apply to receive up to $4,000. Homeowners age 65 and older have no exemption limits.
- In Georgia, qualifying homeowners may receive $2,000 deducted from 40% of the assessed value of their primary residence. Homeowners age 65 and over can claim up to $4,000, and disabled veterans may receive a $60,000 exemption.
Read how other states handle homestead exemption: https://smartasset.com/taxes/what-is-a-homestead-tax-exemption
Contact your local tax assessor’s office to determine if you qualify and to submit your application!