APPLYING FOR HOMESTEAD
If you have just purchased a home, applying for homestead will be an important step. Each year, the time to apply for homestead is between January 1 and March 1. This is a substantial savings on real estate taxes. Note the below requirments and locations.
Required to Bring:
Proof of Ownership - Warranty Deed, Notice of Proposed Taxes, or Tax Receipt.
Proof of Residence - FL Driver's License, FL Car Registration, Voters Registration, U.S.card, Marriage License, and/or social security card.
On-Line Filing: click here
Tax estimator: http://www.bcpa.net/TaxCalc.asp
Locations to file in person:
Governmental Center South Broward
115 S. Andrews Ave, Rm 111 3550 Hollywood Blvd, Rm 110
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Hollywood, FL 33021
North Broward West Broward
North Regional Courthouse, Rm 156 1 North University Dr, Suite 111-A
1600 W Hillsboro Blvd Plantation, FL 33324
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 954-370-3700