You can lower your property taxes by filing your homestead exemption form. By filing this form, you reduce the taxable amount of your property’s value and thus reduce the amount of taxes you pay in future years.
You will find the Homestead exemption form you need to fill out on the County Tax Assessor’s Office.
- You need to file this form only once.
- You must file the completed application with all required documentation between January 1st and no later than April 30th.
- With the homestead application, homeowners must provide photocopies of the applicant’s Texas driver’s license or Texas ID Card (the address must match that of your principal residence).
Filing the homestead form is FREE! Disregard offers from companies saying they will file the homestead form for a fee. Those offers are a SCAM.
Don’t forget: on your tax return, you can deduct the amount of interest and property taxes you have paid as well as some of the fees you paid at closing. Contact your tax professional for more information. Contact us if you have questions. We hope you are enjoying your new home!
Contact Leaman Team today to discuss your home financing: (512) 710-1400 or email LeamanTeam@LoanPeople.com.