Exemption Filing Deadlines March 1st is the deadline to file for these exemptions

All Exemptions are due March 1, including, but not limited to the following:

$25,000Homestead Exemption
$5,000Disabled Veteran’s Exemption
$500Widow’s Exemption
$500Widower’s Exemption

Property Tax Discount for Veterans Age 65 & Older With a Combat Related Disability
(NOTE: Applicants must have been a resident of Florida at the time of enlistment in military service).

Applications for Exemptions MUST be made IN PERSON at:
Columbia County Property Appraiser’s Office
135 NE Hernando Ave.
Suite 238
Lake City, Florida 32055

If you have any questions concerning the qualifications for these exemptions, please call the Property Appraiser’s Office at 386-758-1083.

Other Filing Deadlines

March 1stAgricultural Classification – DR-482
April 1stTangible Personal Property – DR-405

Legal Holidays

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the day after (Thu & Fri)
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day