Monday, February 11, 2008

Last Chance...

Last chance to file HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
You must file before March 1, 2008.
Information for Dade County Homeowners.
Property appraiser website:
Applications may be filed with the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser's Office no later than March 1, 2008. Applications can be filed in person at:
Stephen P Clark Center (Government Center)
111 NW 1 Street, 7th Floor.
Miami, FL 33128.
You can also apply for the exemption via U.S. Postal Mail by sending the application to:
Miami-Dade County
Property Appraisal Department
P.O. Box 013140,
Miami, FL 33101-3140
In addition to the application, you must provide one proof of ownership, and two proofs of Florida residency dated prior to January 1, 2008.
Any one of the following Proofs of Ownership can be submitted:
Warranty Deed
Property Tax bill
Notice of Proposed Property Taxes
Homestead Exemption
Automatic Renewal Receipt
Computer Public Value Inquiry printout
Any two of the following Proofs of Florida Residence can be submitted:
Driver's License
Automobile Registration (no lease)
Voter Registration
1040 Income Tax Return filed in Florida or W-2 with Florida address
Intangible Tax Return filed from Florida
Florida Unemployment Compensation Registration
Employment letter with Employer's letterhead
Child School report card or School letter attesting child's registration
Moving van receipt from another county or state
Doctor's letter with Doctor's letterhead
Church letter with Church letterhead
SSA-1099 fiscal year Social Security Statement addressed in Florida

Broward residents can apply online.
Remember that Homestead Exemption has been recently increased by an additional $25,000 (not applicable to school taxes). Homestead Exemption gives the homeowner a valuable protection against future tax increases. Assessed value increases are limited to 3% per year.
You must be a Florida resident, and a US. Citizen or US permanent resident with a 'green card' to qualify for Homestead Exemption.

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