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County Assessments Office - Robert H. Ross, Chief Assessment Officer

Senior Homestead Exemption Instructions

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The Senior Citizen's Homestead Exemption is a $5,000 (starting in 2013) reduction in the assessed value of property. To qualify for this exemption a person must be 65 years of age or older during the taxable year for which application is made and must be the owner of record or person with equitable interest in the property. He or she must occupy the property as their principal residence during the taxable year.

Print the Senior Homestead Exemption form, Complete, Sign and Return the form along with proof of age to the Chief County Assessment Officer at:

McHenry County Board of Review
Administration Building - Suite 106
North of Courthouse Complex
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock IL 60098

For further information call 815-334-4290