Homestead Exemption Explanation and Application
This application must be submitted during the year in which exemption is sought to the property valuation administrator of the county in which the residential unit is located.
Download the Homestead Application
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You can download and complete this form on your computer. For your convenience you may email the completed form to email@example.com. Please be sure that you include the name of the form in the subject line of your email to ensure that it gets properly routed within the administration.
What does Homestead Exemption mean?
Under the provisions of the Homestead Amendment, a person or persons must be 65 years of age or older or totally disabled during the year for which application is made, and must own, occupy and maintain a residential unit for such exemption.
A person or persons owning, living in and maintaining a residential unit must meet the 65 years of age requirement. If only one spouse is 65, the age requirement is met. If more than one person in the household qualifies you only receive 1 exemption.
Verification of Age Date of birth of the applicant(s) must be established by a substantiating document, such as:
A. Primary Sources of Proof of Age:
- Valid KY Driver’s license
- Red, White and Blue Medicare Card Issued by Social Security
- Birth certificate or birth registration
- Confirmation or baptismal records
- Medical Assistance Card carrying an A or J prefix to Social Security Number
B. Secondary Sources of Proof of Age:
- Insurance policies
- Marriage records
- School records
Verification of residence of the applicant(s) must be established by a substantiating document, such as:
- Valid KY Driver’s License
- Valid KY State ID
You can fax, mail or email your application with proof of age/residence to the following:
Boone County PVA
PO Box 388
Burlington, KY 41005
Under the provisions of KRS 132,990(1), "Any person who willfully fails to supply the property valuation administrator or the revenue cabinet with a complete list of his property and such facts with regard thereto as may be required or who violates any of the provisions of KRS 132.570 shall be fined not more that five hundred dollars ($500)."