Homestead Exemption

         
          Property Tax Exemption for Seniors                                                                                                                  Lake County Seal.jpgLake County Seal.jpgLake County Seal.jpgLake County Seal.jpg 

The senior property tax exemption has been reinstated for property tax year 2017 that will be paid in 2018. For those who qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in actual value of the primary residence is exempted from property tax. Applicants must be 65 years of age by January 1 of the application year and have lived in their primary residence at least ten (10) years.  Once an exemption application is filed and approved by the assessor, the exemption remains in effect until a disqualifying event occurs. For new applicants, the exemption application must be submitted to the assessor by July 15.  For questions regarding the exemption, please call the assessor’s office at 486-4107. 

The property tax exemption also applies to qualifying disabled military veterans who have a 100 percent permanent and total disability rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as a result of a service-connected disability.  They must also have owned and occupied the property as their primary residence since January 1 of the application year. The senior exemption requirements of age and years of primary residency do not apply to the disabled veterans exemption. Veterans can contact the Colorado Department of  Military and Veterans Affairs at 303-343-1268.

CLICK THE LINK  FOR SENIOR EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

SHORT FORM  APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 7/15/17

LONG FORM   APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 7/15/17

CLICK ON THE LINK FOR VETERAN EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

VETERAN EXEMPTION FORM   APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 7/1/17

VETERAN EXEMPTION SURVIVING SPOUSE FORM APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 7/1/17

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