What are the Basic Requirements?

To qualify for the 2019/2020 tax year: - The applicant must be at least sixty-five (65) years of age as of June 30th of the prior tax year or permanently and totally disabled. - The total combined gross household income of the homeowner, spouse, and all of the owner’s relatives residing in the dwelling, excluding the first $10,000 of income of the owner’s relatives other than the spouse, shall not exceed a total of $62,043. A total of $7,500 is excluded from the income of a homeowner who is permanently and totally disabled. Income from any other person(s) living in the home, who is not related to the owner(s), is not considered. - The net combined financial worth, including equitable interests as of December 31st of the preceding calendar year, of the owners and the spouse of any owner, excluding the value of the dwelling and the land, not exceeding ten acres upon which it is situated, shall not exceed $278,068.

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1. What is the eligibility based on?
2. What are the Basic Requirements?
3. How do I apply for Real Estate Tax Relief?
4. Are there limits on the Tax Relief exemption?