Under state law there are several categories of persons who may be eligible for personal exemption or reduction in their property tax. The law provides exemptions for categories listed below: Blind-Clause 37A Senior Exemption - Clause 41C Senior, Minor Child of Deceased Parent, Surviving Spouse - Clause 17D Veterans - Clause 22
Exemptions are granted for one year only. An application must be filed each year. The qualifying date for personal exemptions is July 1 of the fiscal year to which it pertains.
When and How to Apply All applications for personal exemptions must be filed in the Assessors' Office with three (3) months of the mailing date of the third quarter tax bills. Forms are available in the Assessors' Office or may be downloaded from this page.