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Homestead Exemption Application for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons, and Surviving Spouses

Real Property: File with the county auditor on or before Dec. 31.
Manufactured or mobile homes: File with the county auditor on or before the first Monday in June.

Please read the instructions before you complete this form. Disabled applicants must complete form DTE 105E, Certificate of Disability for the Homestead Exemption, and attach it or a separate certification of disability status from an eligible state or federal agency to this application. See Late Application in the instructions of this form.

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Property information
Application year:
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Type of application:
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Type of home:
Taxing district and parcel or registration number:
(from tax bill or available from County Auditor)
Locate parcel number
Applicant information
Applicant's first name and middle initial:
Applicant's last name:
Applicant's date of birth:
Applicant's Social Security Number:
Spouse's name (first and last):
Spouse's date of birth
Spouse's Social Security Number:
Phone number:
E-mail address:
In order to be eligible for the homestead exemption, the form of ownership must be identified. Property that is owned by a corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other legal entity does not qualify for the exemption. Check the box that applies to this property. The applicant is:
Home address (location of home)
Street address:
ZIP Code:
County in which home is located:
Mailing address:
Mailing address
Street address:
ZIP Code:
Other properties owned by applicant or spouse

If the applicant or the applicant's spouse owns a second or vacation home, please provide the address and county below.

Total income for the year preceding year of application, if known (see instructions); if income unknown at this time, please enter "0":
Have you or do you intend to file an Ohio income tax return for last year?

Please read and agree to the Perjury Statement below. This legal agreement allows the Franklin County Auditor's office to process your application over the Internet.

  1. I occupied this property as my principal place of residence on January 1st of the year(s) for which I am requesting the homestead exemption,
  2. I currently occupy this property as my principal place of residence,
  3. I did not acquire this homestead from a relative or in-law, other than my spouse, for the purpose of qualifying for the homestead exemption,
  4. My total income for myself and my spouse for the preceding year is as indicated above, and
  5. I have examined this application, and to the best of my knowledge and belief, this application is true, correct and complete.

Date submitted: 05/27/2018

Your name(s) entered in the box(es) below signify your signature, and you agree that it is the legal equivalent of your written signature.

Applicant's signature:
Spouse's signature: