Homestead Exemption

Homestead exemptions provide relief from property taxes by exempting all or a portion of the valuation of a home from taxation. The State of Nebraska reimburses the counties and governmental subdivisions for taxes lost due to homestead exemptions. The percentage of relief is based on the applicant’s income level and home valuation.

VAS will be having two informational workshops about Homestead Exemption in 2023.

Both workshops will take place at Metropolitan Community College’s Digital Express at the North Omaha Campus (5300 N30th St, Building 10; Omaha, NE).   Please call VAS at 402-444-6617 for more information.

Dates and times:

  • February 9 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • April 6 from 6:30pm-7:30pm

Who Can Qualify for Homestead Exemptions

  2023 Information Guide - State of Nebraska
  • Persons who are age 65 or older before January 1
  • Certain physically disabled individuals
  • Certain disabled veterans and their widows or widowers
  • The home must be owned and occupied from January 1 through August 15.

Volunteers Assisting Seniors (VAS) assists with Homestead Exemption filing.  Homestead applications must be filed with the county assessor after February 1, and on or before June 30 of each year. Current homestead recipients will receive an application by mail.

For questions about your homestead filing go to Douglas County Homestead Exemption

or call:

Douglas County – 402.444.7060 ext. #4

Cass County – 402.296.9310

Dodge County – 402.727.3911

Sarpy County – 402.593.2122

Washington County – 402.426.6800

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