How to fill for Texas Homestead if you live in Frisco TX?

by Loreena Yeo on January 5, 2012

If you purchase a Frisco TX home, or a home in Texas this year, you can file for Homestead Exemption now – if you lived in the house on January 1st 2012. You must call your Frisco TX home your primary residence also. You or your spouse cannot call another property (anywhere in Texas or United States) as primary residence.

You have from January 1st to April 30th to file for the Homestead exemptions.

Frisco TX homeowners benefit with lower property taxes (school tax) when the Frisco TX home is deemed a primary residence.

 

If you live in Collin County, Frisco TX – download your Homestead Exemption form here.

If you live in Denton County, Frisco TX – download your Homestead Exemption form here.

 

Starting September 1st 2010, along with the Homestead Exemption form, you must include (BOTH) the following:

  • Texas Driver License or Texas State ID Card
    • The address on your driver license or state ID card MUST match the physical address of the residence for which you are applying.
  • Vehicle Registration Receipt
    • The address on your vehicle registration MUST also match the physical address of the residence for which you are applying for.
    • If applicant does not own a vehicle,
      • If the applicant doesn’t own a vehicle, a special affidavit and a copy of a current utility bill for the homestead address must be attached.

 

ALL 3:16 team REALTY’s clients who purchase a primary residence in 2011 will receive a filled-out Homestead Exemption form in the mail by the 2nd week in January. Just sign the Homestead form and include the supporting documentation (above) and drop it off in the mail with the self-addressed envelope included with this package.

 

Once you have filed for your Frisco TX homestead exemption, you are good until you move out. This Homestead exemption application last until you leave the property.

 

 

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