Homestead Exemption

What is the Benefit?

In 2007, the SC Legislature passed legislation that completely exempts from you tax bill all taxes levied for school operating purposes on the value of your legal resident. The Homestead Exemption credit continues to completely exempt the value of $50,000 for all purposes except for school operating purposes (Already exempted by the new 2007 Legislation).

Do I qualify for the Homestead Exemption? 

You may qualify if you are…..

  • Age 65 on or before December 31, preceding the tax year in which you wish to claim the exemption
  • Totally or permanently disabled
  • Legally blind
  • The surviving spouse of qualifying applicant

How do I apply for the Homestead Exemption?

Application may be made at any time of the year at the Spartanburg County Auditor’s office at 366 N. Church Street, Suite 200, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Office hours are from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

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