Tuesday, March 5, 2013

City promotes homestead exemptions


In an effort to help remind homeowners about homestead exemptions based on age or income offered by the City of Decatur, the Revenue Division has sent out this postcard to about 650 residents who we think may be eligible to apply:




If you have previously applied for a homestead exemption, you do not need to re-apply. If you filed for a homestead exemption with DeKalb County, you must also apply with the City of Decatur. You must also apply if you now qualify for an exemption based on age or income for which you did not previously qualify. 

If you reside at the property you own, you may apply for the general homestead exemption online. Applicants for all other exemptions must apply in person at Decatur City Hall, 509 N. McDonough St., Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  Please come in as soon as possible.

More information is available at www.decaturga.com/homestead.

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