Taxes and the Homestead Exemption
The homestead exemption provision means that permanent
residents don't pay taxes on the first $25,000 of their home's appraised
value. You can reduce your ad valorem tax bill by seeking a homestead
exemption on the first $25,000 of your home's value.To file for
exemption, establish residency by Dec. 31 prior to the year you
will claim exemption, then file for exemption in January or February.
Contact the Sarasota County Property Appraiser at 2001 Adams Lane
Residents of Sarasota County benefit from a property
tax millage rate that is among the lowest in the state.
The state of Florida has no personal income tax!
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