What are the qualifications for the Homestead Exemption?

You may be qualified for the Homestead Exemption if you are at least 65 years of age on January 1 of the tax year in which you wish to claim the exemption and you and your spouse’s income did not exceed $29,600 for the year prior to which an application is made. You must own your primary residence, which could be a manufactured home, or condominium or townhome and be a legal resident of Iredell County.

You may also qualify if you are certified totally and permanently disabled by a licensed physician or governmental agency and you and your spouse's income did not exceed $29,600 for the year prior to which an application is made. You must own your primary residence, which could be a manufactured home, condominium or townhome and be a legal resident of Iredell County.

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1. What is the Elderly or Disabled Homestead Exclusion Property Tax Relief Program?
2. What are the qualifications for the Homestead Exemption?
3. What is considered part of my homestead / permanent residence?
4. Do I have to apply in person?
5. How can I show that I am 100% totally and permanently disabled?
6. What is considered income and how much can I make and still qualify for the Elderly or Disabled Exclusion?
7. How do I provide proof of income?
8. When is the deadline to file an application?
9. Do I need to reapply annually?