You may file for Limited Income Senior Exemption by mail or in person by March 1
Simply follow the instructions below and mail your completed application (on page 2) to the address listed above.
If you choose to apply in person, our office locations are:
Main Office
320 W. Main St. Suite A
Tavares, FL 32778-3831
Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone (352) 253-2150
Lady Lake Office
902 Avenida Central
The Villages, FL 32159
Office Hours Vary Seasonally. Please Call In Advance.
A Recorded Message Will Provide Information Regarding Hours of Operation.
Phone (352) 750-4545
Your applications will be processed within 4 6 weeks. If you have any question, contact us at 352-253-2154.
The application is numbered, simply complete numbers 1 10 on the fillable application, found below, for
each owner or occupant residing on the property; print the completed form and submit.
1. Tax Year Enter the year you are applying for. You must own and live on property as of January 1
apply by March 1
. Alternate Key # is found on your tax bill or locate with a search for your property.
2. Owners Names List all current owners of the property.
3. Address Where You Live List the address of the property on which you are applying for exemption.
4. Mailing Address If Different From Address Where You Live Complete this only if you do not receive mail at
your home address.
5. List all persons living in the homestead as of January 1 of the tax year and complete each question for each
Name of household member
Date of birth of household member
Do they file an IRS return? Yes or No
Year that household member moved to this property
Estimated Adjusted Gross Income if known
6. Statement of Income Complete this portion only if you DO NOT file an IRS return.
7. Signature Owner/Applicant Sign the form.
8. Date This is the date you signed the form.
9. Email Address Provide an email address so we may contact you about your application or future
exemption and assessment information (notice: (read public record disclaimer for email addresses).
10. Phone Number Provide your day-time telephone number (including area code) so we may contact you
about your application.
Limited Income Senior Instructions and Application
Return completed application to: Lake County Property Appraiser
Attn: Exemptions Dept.
320 W. Main St. Suite A
Tavares, FL 32778-3831
LCPA 501SC R10/13
For Persons Age 65 and Over per Section 196.075, Florida Statutes
1 TAX YEAR: _______________ ALTERNATE KEY #: _____________________________
2 OWNERS NAMES: _______________________________________________________________________________________________
3 ADDRESS WHERE YOU LIVE: _____________________________________________________________________________________
4 MAILING ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM ADDRESS WHERE YOU LIVE: ______________________________________________
CITY: ___________________________________________________ STATE__________________ ZIP CODE __________________
List all persons living in the homestead as of January 1 of the tax year
List Name of Each
Household Member
Date of
Do you file an IRS return?
Yes No
Year you
Adjusted Gross
*Leave blank if return or income
is not yet received
If you answered Yes above, you must submit your prior year IRS return and wage and tax statements by May 1 to
expedite processing.
If you answered No above, you must submit copies of all 1099, W-2’s and all other sources of income from the prior
year by May 1 to expedite processing along with the statement of income worksheet below for each owner.
Income and household members are defined under Section 196.075 of Florida Statutes.
Earned Income Social Security benefits
Investment Income V A benefits
Capital gains/losses Income from retirement plans
Interest Income Income from pensions
Rents Income from trust funds
Royalties Dividends
Annuities Other (specify)
Total Income for this household member
Note: Use additional forms other household members “statement of income” if needed.
I authorize the Property Appraiser’s Office to obtain information from utility companies and other sources necessary to determine my eligibility for the exemption
applied for. Furthermore, I certify that I am at least 65 years old on January 1 for the tax year I am applying for and the total prior year adjusted gross income of all
persons living in the household on January 1 of the tax year is not more than the adjusted gross income as defined in section 62 of the US Internal Revenue Code. I also
certify that I am a permanent resident of the State of Florida and I own and occupy the above property as my permanent residence. Under FS 196.131(2), any person
who knowingly and willfully gives false information for the purpose of claiming homestead exemption is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable by a
term of imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both. Further, under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have read the foregoing
application and Statement of Adjusted Gross Income and the facts in it are true and correct. Disclosure of your email address is not required. By providing an email
address you grant explicit consent for the Property Appraiser to further communicate with you via email regarding this exemption or other products or services. Email
addresses are considered public record under Florida Law and are not exempt from public-records requirements.
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_____________________________________ ____________________________________________ ________________________________
Signature/Owner Signature/Co-owner Date
9 10
______________________________ ____________________________________ __________________________
Email Address Phone number Office use only