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Frequently Asked Questions - Qualifying for the Senior Exemption

What is Adjusted Gross Income?

In general, Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) includes every type of income that is required to be reported to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This typically does not include Social Security income however you should review your Federal Income Tax Return and look for the AGI line to determine the actual AGI you reported to the IRS.

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All I get is Social Security. Do I quality for the exemption?

If you meet the qualifications, you should apply for the exemption.

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I am 65 years of age and my income is less than the limit, but my son lives with me. Do I have to include his income?

Yes, you must include the income for all the members of your household.

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I do not own any property. Do I qualify?

No.

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I am going to be 65 years old on January 2nd. Do I qualify?

No. You must be 65 years of age on or before January 1st.

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My parents live in another county. Can they apply for the Senior's Exemption?

They can not apply in Miami-Dade County. They must get in touch with their county's Property Appraiser.

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If I put my parent(s) name on the title, can they get the Senior's Citizen Exemption?

Yes, providing the total household income does not exceed the qualified limit and they own and reside on the property prior to January 1st.

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Will I lose my widow's or disability exemption after I receive the senior citizen exemption?

No, the senior citizen's exemption is an additional exemption.

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Do both (or all) owners on the property have to be 65 in order to receive the exemption?

No, only one owner has to be 65 by January 1st.

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How do I know my Adjusted Gross Income when I haven't filed my return yet?

You have until June 1st to file a copy of your IRS 1040 with the Property Appraiser's Office.

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If my taxes are deferred, can I apply for the senior citizens exemption?

Yes.

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