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Tax Glossary: Homestead Exemption

Posted by McDonald & Osborne Posted on Oct 14 2015

Homestead Exemption: laws designed to protect the value of a home from property taxes and creditors following the death of a homeowner spouse. A homestead exemption can be found in state statutes and constitutional provisions across the U.S. and is an automatic benefit in some states. In states where the homestead protection is not automatic, homeowners must file a claim which must be re-filed when moving primary residences.

Click here for the Collier County Property Appraiser Homestead Exemption page

Click here for the Florida Department of Revenue Homestead and Other Exemptions Information Page

Source: investopedia.com