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The Homestead Exemption Deadline is Approaching!

Posted on: February 15, 2013

Just a reminder from a previous post we made regarding the deadline approaching for the Homestead Exemption.

1. The Homestead exemption will take effect for tax year 2014 and provides tax relief to homeowners.

2. Homeowners are eligible for a $30,000 exemption. For example, a homeowner with an assessment of $100,000 would pay takes on $70,000.

3. Applications were mailed to all residential properties. Apply by July 31, 2013.

4. If you did not receive information in the mail, you can download the form and find information here

Homeowner Tax Relief in Philadelphia

Posted on: July 11, 2012

The deadline is fast approaching to file for the Homestead Real Estate Tax Exemption! Any homeowner in the city of Philadelphia can apply for a reduction in their property taxes on their primary residence.  There are no restrictions on age, income, length of ownership.  You just have to live in your property!  You only have to apply once, and it will be in effect each year you own your home.

Find out more information here, and then download the form here.