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Forrest County Tax Assessor announces homestead exemption deadline

Forrest County Tax Assessors Forrest County Tax Assessors
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

 Forrest County homeowners have until April 1 to sign up for homestead exemption. 

The sign-up rules do not apply to people who received the exemption last year, and had no change in their status or exemption. 

If any of the following changes occurred during 2015, a new application is required. 

  • Change in ownership 
  • Purchase of new home
  • Got married
  • If you are 100% disabled veteran (service connected) bring proof
  • Divorced or deceased spouse. Bring divorce papers or death certificate
  • If either owner had a 65th birthday in 2014. Driver license or birth certificate required. (one per household)
  • If either owner became totally disabled. Bring social security disability papers stating date disability was approved. (one per household)
  • Bring list of all current Forrest County car tags (all tags Forrest County)

The homestead office is located on the second floor of the Forrest County Tax Services Building, 601 N Main Street. The office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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