To qualify, homeowners must be (1) at least 65 years of age or permanently and totally disabled, (2) Own their home as their principal place of residence, and (3) have a household Ohio Adjusted Gross 2020 income that is less than $34,200.
The Homestead Exemption Program helps Ohioans age 65 and older (or totally and permanently disabled persons) that own their home as their principal place of residence with assistance on their real estate tax bill. The local political subdivisions are reimbursed by the State for any savings provided to the homeowner. The Homestead Exemption Program can result in significant savings on your property tax bill. The savings is calculated on $25,000 of taxable value (limited to the home site) and varies by taxing district.