Several exemptions are available to Palm Beach County residents. For more information on each of these, click the links provided or visit Additional Exemptions.
|Exemption Type||Amount of Exemption||Approximate Annual Property Tax Savings||Qualifying Requirements|
Up to $25,000
Up to $250
|Own a residence as of January 1. Proof of residency: Florida driver's license, voter registration, vehicle registration|
Limited Income Senior Citizen exemption
In addition to the county-wide exemption, some municipalities offer additional tax savings
|$25,000||$120||Proof of age 65 years or older; annual Statement of Gross Income; Household income must be below an income limitationϯ|
|Super Senior Citizen Exemption - City of Boynton Beach only||Exempt from ad valorem taxation of Boynton Beach Levies only||Varies||Meet the qualifications of the limited income senior citizen exemption; maintained ownership and have been a permanent residence of the property for at least 25 years; property with a market value of less than $250,000 at the time of application|
|Veteran Combat-Related Disability||Discount to ad valorem taxes to % of disability (Must pay non ad valorem assessments)||Varies||Form DD-214**; Proof of age 65 years or older; documentation of honorable discharge; proof of combat-related disability**; Form DR-501DV*|
|Service Connected Disabled Veteran (10% - 90%)||$5,000||$100-$120||E-Benefits letters from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Total and Permanent Service Connected Disabled Veteran||Exempt from ad valorem taxation (Must pay non ad valorem assessments)||Total||E-Benefits letters from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Deployed Military Service||Varies depending on length of time deployed||Varies||Form DR-501M*; Be deployed on active duty in specified conflicts during the preceding calendar year outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii|
|Veteran Exemption for Surviving Spouse of a deceased veteran who qualified for a disabled veteran exemption||$5,000||$100-$120||A letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder who died in the line of duty||Exempt from ad valorem taxation (Must pay non ad valorem assessments)||Total||Documentation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or first responder agency|
|Disabled First Responder||Exempt from ad valorem taxation (Must pay non ad valorem assessments)||Total||Employed as first responder by a Florida agency; Disabled "in the line of duty"; Deemed disabled to a degree of Total and Permanent Unemployable; Disability documentation from the Social Security Administration or Florida Retirement System; Two professionally unrelated Florida physicians letters; A certificate from the organization or supervisor that employed the first responder|
|Civilian Total and Permanent Disability or Legally Blind||$5,000||$100-$120||Form DR-416B* signed by a Florida physician, VAFL 27-444**, or Social Security Administration letter|
|Civilian Total and Permanent Disability Wheelchair for mobility (income restricted) Legally blind (income restricted)||Exempt from ad valorem taxation (Must pay non ad valorem assessments) Annual Renewal||Total||Two Florida physician certifications; Statement of Gross Income; Form DR-501A*; Household income must be below an income limitation.ϯ|
|Paraplegic/Hemiplegic Wheelchair for mobility (income restricted)||Exempt from ad valorem taxation (Must pay non ad valorem assessments) Annual Renewal||Total||Two Florida physician certifications; Statement of Gross Income; DR-501A*; Household income must be below an income limitation.ϯ|
|Quadriplegic||Exempt from ad valorem taxation (Must pay non ad valorem assessments)||Total||Two Florida physician certifications; Form DR-416*|
**For more information, contact the Palm Beach County Veteran Services office at 561.355.4761.
ϯIncome limitation is set by the Department of Revenue. To qualify for 2023, the Household Income limit for the Senior Citizen Exemption is $35,167 (AGI). The Household Income limit for Civilian Total and Permanent and Paraplegic/Hemiplegic is $34,282 (Gross Income). Eligibility is based on the prior year's income.