Dear Pink Realtor,
I did not file my Florida Homestead Exemption by the deadline back in March. Do I have to wait for the next year and forego the exemption for 2010?
Need a Second Chance
Dear Second Chance,
You may late file for 2010 Homestead Exemptions until Sept. 20. This includes homestead, disability, widow/widower, granny flat, portability and non-profits. While you are at it, you may also pre-file for 2011 exemptions.
Per the Broward County Property Appraiser: You must submit a complete application by the statutory Sept. 20, 2010, late filing deadline. No 2010 applications will be accepted after Sept. 20.
To file a 2010 or 2011 exemption, go to http://www.bcpa.net/homestead.asp.
Questions? Contact Broward Customer Service & Exemptions Division at 954-357-6830.