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What are the Benefits of filing Homestead Exemption in Sarasota

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Firstly  –  In Sarasota or Manatee  in order to file for this years Homestead Exemption you must be a permanent Florida resident and occupy the property as of January 1, 2015 or havebeneficial interest under a 98 year lease or life estate.

By filing for homestead exemption in Sarasota and Manatee county  you are entitled to a deduction of $50,000 off of your
property’s assessed value { $75,000+ }.

You may also qualify for additional homestead exemptions if
you are 65 years or older or have a disability. But most importantly, by filing for homestead
exemption, this means that the assessed value of your property cannot increase more than
3% per year. This tax savings can now be transferred to a new Florida residence in case you
move. 

You may file online, by mail, or in person at:
SARASOTA COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER
Telephone: 941.861.8200
Website: www.sc-pa.com/homestead/overview

Office Locations:

2001 Adams Lane • Sarasota, FL 34237

4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 115 • Venice, FL 34293

4940 City Hall Blvd, Room 128A • North Port, FL 34286

MANATEE COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER
Telephone: 941.748.8208
Website: www.manateepao.com
Email: exemptions@mymanatee.org
Address: 915 4th Avenue W. • Bradenton, FL 34205
https://manatee.fl.bhahomestead.com/ApplyOnline/WebForm1.aspx

 

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Maureen Doherty 1801 Main St Sarasota, FL 34236

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