Douglas County Homestead Exemption Applications Information

Homestead Exemption Applications are due by June 30, 2011

IF APPLYING IN PERSON, BE SURE TO BRING IN YOUR INCOME AND OUT OF POCKET MEDICAL EXPENSE INFORMATION, OR THEY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO HELP YOU FILL OUT THE EXEMPTION FORM.

Who Qualifies???

SENIORS OVER 65, DISABLED, DISABLED VETERNS OR WIDOW(ER), ALONG WITH OTHER QUALIFICATIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INCOME RESTRICTIONS.

I have copied the following from the Douglas County Assessor SITE to assist you.

Important Information When Filing:

When you file for a Homestead Exemption, you will need the following information (if applicable):

Income

  • Federal Income Tax return (if filed, Form 1040, 1040A, 1040 EZ)
  • Social Security (Form SSA-1099)
  • Pension and annuities (Form 1099-R)
  • Interest and dividends (Form 1099-INT, Form 1099-DIV, Form 1099-OID)
  • Railroad retirement (Tier I - RRB-1099 and Tier II - RRB-1099-R)
  • IRA distributions (Form 1099-R)

Deductible Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses

  • Medicare insurance premiums
  • Medicare prescription drug plan premiums
  • Supplemental health insurance premiums
  • Cancer insurance policy premiums
  • Nursing home insurance policy premiums
  • Payments to hospitals or licensed nursing care facilities
  • Payments to doctors, dentists, osteopaths, nurses, chiropractors, and other licensed medical practitioners
  • Payments for purchased medical equipment, crutches, hearing aids, eyeglasses, contact lenses, dentures, etc.
  • Prescription drug expenses (call your pharmacy for a total)

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Check out the website or phone for more information. Don't forget, the deadline for this year is quickly approaching!

Homestead Exemptions
(402) 444-7060 Option 2

 

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