Homestead Tax Deferral Program

The Homestead Tax Deferral Program is designed to assist homestead tax exempt taxpayers to defer a portion of their property taxes. The amount that can be deferred is based on age and the adjusted gross income of all members of the household.

The deferred portion becomes a first lien on the property with interest, which accrues until the taxes are paid. The interest cannot exceed 7 percent. All deferred taxes plus interest constitute a prior lien on the homestead per FL Statute 197.262 are due and payable with any changes in:

Eligibility Requirements for the Homestead Tax Deferral Program

An application will become available November 1 by contacting our office at 386‐736-5938.