Homestead Tax Exemption
Eligible Florida residents may apply for the year-round homestead exemption of $25,000 on or before March 1 of the year they seek the exemption. Applications are taken year-round. Residents 65 or older may be eligible for an additional exemption if their household income is $22,500 or less. Exemptions are also available for widows, widowers, the disabled and veterans. For information, go to www.brevardpropertyappraiser.com
To apply for a homestead exemption, you need the following documents for all owners living on the property: Florida driver license, Florida vehicle registration, Florida voter's registration if you vote and Social Security cards. Visit www.brevardpropertyappraiser.com or apply at:
Titusville: Brevard County Government Center North, 400 South St., fifth floor. Call 264-6700.
Merritt Island: Central Brevard Service Complex, 2575 N. Courtenay Parkway. Call 455-1444.
Viera: Brevard County Government Center, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Building C, first floor. Call 690-6880.
Melbourne: South Brevard Service Complex, 1515 Sarno Road, Melbourne. Call 255-4440.