This is an overview of the different exemptions you might get for your property. Generally, initial application for property tax exemption must be made between January 1 and March 1 of the year for which the exemption is sought.
Additional homestead exemption for persons 65 and older - In accordance with s. 6(f), Art. VII of the State Constitution, the board of county commissioners of any county or the governing authority of any municipality may adopt an ordinance to allow an additional homestead exemption of up to $25,000 for any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, who has attained age 65, and whose household income does not exceed $20,000.
For more information about property taxes, contact your county property appraiser or tax collector.