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2016-01-10 13:41:09
File a Homestead Exemption in Texas

Did you purchase a home in 2015 that is your primary residence? If so, it’s time to file a homestead exemption in Texas. This important filing removes part of your home’s value from taxation. If you want to receive a homestead exemption for the taxes on your home, the home must first qualify as a residence homestead on January 1st of the year in which you are applying. There are two requirements:

  1. You must own your home on January 1st. (If you are over 65, and/or disabled, the January 1st ownership and residency are not required)
  2. You must use the home as your principal residence on January 1st.

Let's take a look at how to file a homestead exemption in Texas:

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