property tax: Buyer Question - When Is The Deadline For Filing Homestead Exemption? - 01/27/11 11:25 PM

Buyer Question - When Is The Deadline For Filing Homestead Exemption? When I attend closings representing first-time home buyers and buyers moving from a different state taking permanent residency, the question about when is the deadline for filing homestead exemption always comes up and the short answer is: Deadline For Filing Homestead Exemption - March 1st of the tax year for which the exemption is sought. 
In order to receive 2011 homestead exemption, you must apply by March 1, 2011, so if you moved in after January 1, 2011 you would not qualify for the 2011 homestead exemption. However, you can still and … (3 comments)

property tax: Appealing your Polk County Property Appraiser’s Market Value Appraisal - 03/15/10 12:31 PM
Appealing your Polk County Property Appraiser’s Market Value Appraisal
To determine market value or as I would say the property assessment value the Polk County Property Appraiser uses to arrive when assessing your Polk County home for property tax purposes. The Polk County Property Appraiser establishes assessed value by knowing the selling price for similar properties and also takes other factors into consideration, such as:
Comparative Value – homes sold recently in an arm’s length transaction Replacement Value – costs to replicate your Polk County home at current material prices and labor costs Methods of property use – Rental home The … (0 comments)

property tax: Polk County Florida – Save Money by Filing Property Tax Homestead Exemption - 01/12/10 08:25 AM

Beat the rush and file your Polk County property tax homestead exemption on your home early, because – believe it or not - March 1st, 2010 deadline is fast approaching.
If you took residency on your newly purchased home after January 1, 2009, which includes mobile home if the land the mobile home sits on is owned by the same owner.  You surely want to file for a 2010 property tax exemption, also known as homestead exemption.  In addition, you may qualify for an additional $25,000 homestead under Amendment 1 which began with 2008 tax year for a total of … (3 comments)

 
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