Changes to Texas Homestead Exemption Rules

Changes to Texas Homestead Exemption Rules

Please take a note effective Sept 1 Texas has made effective these changes to the documents required to file a homestead exemption for your home.

Effective September 1, 2011, in order to qualify for a residential homestead exemption you must provide the following to the Appraisal District when submitting your application:

  • Texas Driver License or Texas State ID Card

    • The address on your driver license or state ID card MUST match the physical address of the residence for which you are applying.

  • Vehicle Registration Receipt

    • The address on your vehicle registration MUST also match the physical address of the residence for which you are applying for.
  • As always you must have been a resident of the home on January 1st of the same year to file for the homestead exemption.
  • Remember Homestead exemption is a reduction of your property tax assessed value and the amount varies pending on the appraisal district you are in.

For more information or to download the application for Collin County Homestead Exemption please click here

For more information or to download the application for Dallas County Homestead Exemption please click here

For more information for Denton County Homestead Exemption please click here

For more information on Tarrant County Homestead Exemption please click here

Please note most homestead exemptions can be filed online or at the local appraisal district.

If you have questions about the homestead exemption for your home please feel free to contact me directly.

Yours truly,

JP Piccinini

JP Piccinini is the Owner and Broker of JP and Associates REALTORS. He specializes in residential real estate sales in Frisco, Allen, Plano and Mckinney. He is an Accredited Luxury Home Specialist and a perennial Top Producer. JP can be reached via email at jp@jphomesforsale.com or by calling or texting 469-999-4663 /469-999-HOME


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