by Jesse Gomez
on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 2:58pm.
Here's your friendly annual reminder from Austin House Company about your homestead exemption. If you want to take advantage of tax savings, you'll need to apply for a Homestead Exemption if you occupy the home you purchased last year as your primary residence. You can file fo the Homestead exemption between January 1st and April 30. We've listed some important information about the Homestead Exemption below. And remember, Texas in a non-disclosure state, so if you get asked your purchase price, don't do it. You are under no obligation to disclose.
There are different criteria that you need to meet in order to qualify for a Homestead Exemption. Click here to read about some of the details surrounding the Homestead Exemption process.
EXEMPTIONS OF 65+ & Those WITH DISABILITIES
There are some additional details relating to those over 65 or with disabilities that may yield more savings. To read about exemptions, limitations and special instructions for homeowners age 65 and over and homeowners with disabilities click here.
Exemptions for disabled veteran homeowners
If you're a disabled Veteran or a disabled Veteran's spouse click here for additional information.
If you have questions about filing a Homestead Exemption this year or any other property tax related question, don't hesitate to reach out to us. You can also call our office at (512) 299-3809 or message us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Here's to a fantastic start to 2019!