You may not know where to come to be able to estimate the value of your property. Actually, there is an expert who can help you to decide the value of your property, tax and many other things related to property. So, where can we go? You are able to go to a property appraiser. If you live in Citrus County, there is a Citrus County Property Appraisers.
Citrus County Property Appraisers has two offices including in Inverness and in Crystal River. This appraiser has official website that you can access at www.citruspa.org. In the website, you are able to get some information related to property such as homestead exemption, tax, doing property search and many others. Citrus County Property Appraiser has a commitment to make the site accessible to all people.
They realize the importance of an ADA accessible website environment for the users to be able to help ensure that as broad a population as possible may access and benefit from their services. They are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of the website and in doing so adhere to a lot of the available standards and guidelines. The mission of Citrus County Property Appraiser is to provide tax assessments which are fair and equitable every year based upon the market in accordance with Florida Constitution, law and requirements, while they also deliver efficient and courteous service to the Citizens of Citrus County.
As mentioned earlier that the website of Citrus County Property Appraiser provides information about Homestead exemption. Do you know what it is? Homestead exemption is one of the biggest benefit for homeowners in Citrus County. It could provide you with an approximate annual savings of $500. There are some conditions to qualify as homestead exemption. Those are:
- You need to have real property in Citrus County on January 1;
- You make your permanent residence;
- You have to submit an applications with some required documents in it.
If you qualify based on the points above, you are able to receive a property tax exemption up to $50,000. The first $25,000 applies to all property taxes. Then, the added $25,000 applies to assessed value over $50,000 and only to non-school taxes. You need to know that Homestead exemption has deadline filing date and it is on March 1st of the year in which you wish the exemption to start.
For you who had and occupied your residence after January 1 are encouraged to pre-file an application for the next year. You are able to download the homestead exemption application in the website of Citrus County Property Appraiser. You are able to apply by mail or go directly to the one of Citrus County Property Appraiser offices and then the customer staff will help you to apply it.
If you want to apply it through email, you are able to complete your application at home and then return it by mail. By this way, you are able to save your travel time and money. How to apply homestead exemption via email? You need to fill in application form and you need to print it first. Then, you have to review and obtain the required documentation. The last, submit the application to the main office by March 1st.