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How to File for 2012 Homestead Exemption in Broward County

 

Now is the time to apply for your 2012 Homestead Exemption! You must apply between January 1st and March 1st.  This will mean substantial savings on your real estate taxes if you purchased a home in Broward County anytime in 2011. If you do not apply by March 1st 2012, you will lose your eligibility for this year.

 

APPLY IN PERSON at:

GOVERNMENTAL CENTER

 

115 S. Andrews Ave., Room 111

 

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

 

954-357-6830

 

PLEASE NOTE: Office hours are Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Government offices are closed on weekends and legal holidays.

 

You will need to bring the following:

 

Proof of  OWNERSHIP:

Proof of Permanent Florida RESIDENCE:

Recorded Warranty Deed or

FOR ALL APPLICANTS:

Co-Op Proprietary Lease or Florida Driver’s License for each owner (or a Florida I.D. card)

 

You MUST also have either:

 

1. Florida Voter’s Registration or

 

2. Declaration of Domicile

 

TO FILE ONLINE, go to:

https://www.bcpasecure.net/onlinehomestead/web/index.aspx (County)

For General Information:

http://www.myflorida.com/dor/property/exemptions.html (State)

 

Broward County Home Buyer’s Tax Estimator:

http://www.bcpa.net/TaxCalc.asp

For further information contact:

 

Broward County Property Appraiser

• Honorable Lori Parrish, CFA

115 S Andrews Ave, Room 111, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301-1899

 

E-mail: [email protected]

 

954-357-6830, 954-357-8474 FAX

 

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to call me. It’s always a pleasure to hear from you.  Vicki Restivo … for all your real estate needs:  EWM Realtors … [email protected]

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