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Exemptions

Homestead Exemption filing dates are January 1st through April 1st.

Effective June 1, 2005 homestead exemptions may be filed for any time during the year. However, exemptions must be filed for by April 1st to apply to the current tax year. You must still own and occupy the property as of January 1st to be eligible.

Standard Exemption:

$2000 off the 40% assessed value. Applicable to all homeowners who live in their homes and claim exemptions at NO other location.

Elderly School Tax:

Exemption up to $10,000 off the school tax portion of the 40% assessed value.
Available to homeowners 62 or older with net total family income less than $10,000, excludes Social Security and Retirement.

Elderly Double County Exemption:

Additional $2000 off the 40% assessed value.

Available to homeowners 65 or older with net income of applicant and spouse is less than $10,000, excludes Social Security and Retirement.

State Exemption:

Available to all homeowners age 65 that otherwise qualify for Standard Exemption. Exempts the State portion of the tax bill off of the primary residence and up to 5 acres.

Disabled Veterans:

Exemption up to $67,555 off the 40% assessed value
Available to veterans with 100% service-connected disabilities. Must provide a “letter of proof” from the Veteran’s Administration. This exemption is extended to the un-remarried surviving spouse or to minor children.

Homestead Exemption for Un-remarried Surviving Spouse:

The surviving spouse of a member of the armed forces who was killed in any war or armed conflict will be granted a homestead exemption from all ad valorem taxes for state, county, municipal and school purposes in the amount of $64,960. The surviving spouse will continue to be eligible for the exemption as long as they do not remarry.

Exemption Forms:

Standard Homestead Exemption
  • The standard homestead exemption available to all homeowners that occupy their home as a residence is an April 1 deadline. Form Here
  • Application for over age 65 $4000 County and $10000 School Tax Exemption
    Homestead exemption for persons sixty-five (65) years of age or over. April 1 deadline. Form Here
  • Application for over age 62 $10000 School Tax Exemption
    Homestead exemption for persons sixty-two (62) years of age or over if gross income does not exceed $10,000. April 1 deadline. Form Here
  • PT-283A
    This assessment provides for the valuation of agricultural property at current use value rather than fair market value. April 1 deadline. Please call The Union County Tax Assessors Office for information before submitting application. Access Form Here
  • Many forms for filing Real and Personal Property forms are available at the following link.
    Click Here

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