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Homestead and Other Exemptions

You must apply for exemptions with your county property appraiser. The property appraiser may require documentation.

Individual and Family Exemptions Taxpayer Guides

Fallen Heroes Family Tax Relief Act

  • Surviving Spouses of First Responders

    A surviving spouse of first responders who died in the line of duty may be granted a total exemption on homestead property.

    See section 196.081, Florida Statutes. For local information, contact your county property appraiser.

Other Property Tax Exemptions

For local information, contact your county property appraiser. Submit all applications and documentation to the property appraiser in the county where the property is located.

Exemption Type Florida Statute Form*
Charter schools 196.1983 DR-504CS
Child care facility in an enterprise zone 196.095 DR-418E
Economic development – new or expanding businesses 196.1995 DR-418
Land dedicated in perpetuity for conservation 196.26 DR-418C
Non-profit homes for the aged (income limits) 196.1975 DR-504HA
Proprietary continuing care facility 196.1977 DR-501CC
Religious, literary, charitable, scientific, sewer water/ waste water systems, educational, hospitals, nursing homes, homes for special services, and other organizations Chapter 196 DR-504
Tangible personal property 196.183 DR-405

* If the form provided is in MS Word format and you don’t have Word software, you can download an Adobe Acrobat PDF file from our taxpayer form page.