Civilian Disability Exemptions

In order for you to qualify for the following additional exemptions, you must have a homestead exemption on your property.

Full or partial exemptions are available for individuals with these disabilities:
Civilians who are totally and permanently disabled and confined to a wheelchair are exempt from ad valorem taxation. Please submit a Physician Certification from two licensed Florida physicians. Proof of Gross Income also is required.

Quadriplegic -
Real estate used and owned as a homestead by a quadriplegic is totally exempt from ad valorem taxes. No income limit is required. Please submit Physician Certification from two licensed Florida physicians.

Legally Blind -
Blind persons may qualify for an additional $500 exemption. Click here for form for verification of disability. For total exemption, Proof of Gross Income also is required.

The 2018 household income limit is $29,415. No income limit is required for a quadriplegic.

Property owners with a total and permanent disability but who do not require a wheelchair for mobility, or are legally blind and exceed the income limit may be eligible for an additional $500 exemption. They must be currently certified to be totally and permanently disabled by a physician licensed in this state, or by the Social Security Administration.

For more information, please call us at 561.355.2866.