Exemptions

The yearly period to file for an exemption is October 1 to December 31.

Clergy/Ministers


Real property that is owned and occupied by a member of the clergy is exempt from general municipal and school district taxes to the extent of 1500 of assessed value.

Firefighters/Ambulances Workers


Property owned and occupied by volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers with at least 5 (five) years of enrolled service are eligible to an exemption of 10% of the assessed value.

Non-profit Organizations

Real property owned by a corporation or association organized or conducted exclusively for religious, charitable, hospital, educational, moral or mental improvement of men, women or children, or cemetery purposes and used exclusively for carrying out thereupon one or more such purposes.
    

Senior Citizens/65 and older



Must own property at least 1 (one) year and reside therein. All persons on deed must be 65 years of age except if husband and wife are sole owners, then only one must be 65. Maximum income cannot exceed $36,400 for the year.

Veterans (must have served in a war period)



Available to all veterans and unmarried surviving spouses of veterans that have served in the military during a war or a congress approved combat conflict period. The home must be the primary residence. There is no age or income requirements.