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TAX EXEMPTION FILING DEADLINE APPROACHES


TAX EXEMPTION FILING DEADLINE APPROACHES


Attention Those Seeking Exemption For First Time

02/07/12 - BARTOW

Property owners must file for tax exemptions or for agriculture classification by March 1 at the Property Appraiser's Office.

Available tax exemptions include homestead, portability, widow, widower, disability, veterans, deployed military, senior (over 65), conservation, religious, and charitable.

First time applicants for homestead exemption must apply in person and bring their recorded deed and proof of residency, such as a valid Florida driver's license (with current address), Florida vehicle registration (with current address), Florida voter registration (with current address), and, if applicable, resident alien card. Also, Persons filing for any exemption are required to provide their Social Security cards.

Those seeking exemptions and more information on how to apply are encouraged to telephone the the Property Apprasers' Office at 863-534-4777 or visit their website at www.PolkPA.org

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