Deadline coming to apply for winter storm exemption that could save you money on property taxes

An important deadline is looming for homeowners who had damage from the winter storm.

You can get an exemption that can save you money on your property taxes, but you have to act soon. May 28 is the deadline.

READ: Harris Co. suffered the worst effects of winter storm in Texas, report finds

The state is allowing appraisal districts to grant temporary tax exemptions for homeowners who saw damages that are at least 15% of the home's value.


But you must apply for the exemption through your county's appraisal district by the deadline at the end of the month.

This is what the form looks like if you're in Harris County.

You'll be asked to provide any additional documents, inspections, photos and repair estimates.

The amount of tax relief depends on how much damage you received.


Here are links to several more counties.

Brazoria County Appraisal District
Chambers County Appraisal District
Fort Bend County Appraisal District
Galveston County Appraisal District
Montgomery County Appraisal District

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