In his latest newsletter, Broward County Property Appraiser Marty Kiar answers two key questions about Homestead Exemptions. The first is: Does my homestead exemption automatically renew? After your initial application for Homestead Exemption has been approved, it automatically renews each year unless there is a change of ownership or eligible use of your homesteaded property. If you have any questions relating to the death of the owner, the Change Card or need assistance in filing for Homestead or other tax-saving exemptions, please visit their website at web.bcpa.net or contact their Customer Service Department at 954-357-6830.
The second question is: Where did my portability savings go? When the website is updated to display subsequent year property values, your portability deduction is no longer shown independently because it is already factored into your new Assessed/Save Our Homes value.