Personal Exemptions


Under state law there are several categories of persons who may be eligible for a personal exemption or reduction in their property tax. The law provides exemptions for the categories listed below. For a full description, view the category of interest:
Exemptions are granted for 1 year only. An application must be filed each year. The qualifying date for personal exemptions is July 1 of the fiscal year to which it pertains.

How and When to Apply

All applications for personal exemptions must be filed in the Assessors Office within 3 (3) months of the mailing date of the third-quarter tax bills. Forms are available in the Assessors Office or can be downloaded from here:
For more information, contact the Assessors' Office at (413) 259-3024