Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator Tony Lindauer says he’ll begin a crackdown this week on property owners who are illegally claiming a homestead exemption. Nearly 300 people came forward during an amnesty period that ended July 30.
By Rick Howlett Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator Tony Lindauer has launched an amnesty program for homeowners who are improperly claiming a homestead exemption on their property. The homestead law allows Jefferson County homeowners age 65 and older to exempt $33,700 in property value from taxes. Lindauer says many people who inherit property fail to […]