Good News for all that missed the deadline for filing for Homestead Exemption in the state of Florida!!!
If you purchased a new home or condo in the State of Florida and made it your permanent residence prior to January 1, 2020 you may file for tax year 2020 Homestead and other exemptions until September 18, 2020. The timely filing deadline for Homestead and all other exemptions was March 2, 2020 with an extended late filing deadline of September 18, 2020. State law (Sec. 196.011(8), Fla. Stat.) does not allow late filing for exemptions after September 18, 2020 regardless of any good cause reason for missing the late filing deadline. Please click on the following link for more information about Homestead and other exemptions for which you may be eligible. https://bcpa.net/homestead.asp.
You may e-file your homestead exemption application using our online system at https://bcpa.net/homestead.asp. Property owners who owned their property and made it their permanent residence as of January 1, 2020 may file for 2020 homestead and all other exemptions by September 18, 2020. If your purchase occurred after January 1, 2020, you will be pre-filing for the 2021 tax year. The deadline to file for all 2021 exemptions is September 20, 2021.
Information for the Senior, Veteran and all other exemptions can be obtained from our webpage bcpa.net. Application forms are available on the Download Forms tab (https://bcpa.net/forms-dl.asp) and can be emailed to our office at CSEmgmt@bcpa.net or faxed to (954) 357-6188. Completed applications can also be mailed to our office at 115 S. Andrews Ave, Room 111, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301.
The Tangible Personal Property (TPP) Return filing deadline is April 1st. The 30-Day TPP Extension Request Deadline is March 31st. The extension request form is available on the Download Forms tab at bcpa.net (https://bcpa.net/forms-dl.asp). You may email your completed TPP return or your extension request form to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (954) 357-6374 or (954) 357-6160.
PRE-FILING FOR A 2021 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
If you purchased a new home after January 1, 2020, you may pre-file now for tax year 2021 Homestead and other exemptions. The timely filing period for Homestead Exemption for 2021 is March 2, 2020 through March 1, 2021. The absolute deadline to LATE FILE for any 2021 exemption -- if you miss the March 1 timely filing deadline -- is September 20, 2021. State law (Sec. 196.011(8), Fla. Stat.) does not allow late filing for exemptions after this date, regardless of any good cause reason for missing the late filing deadline. Please click on the following link for more information about Homestead and other exemptions for which you may be eligible https://bcpa.net/homestead.asp.
If you have any questions you can call Customer Service, Exemptions & General Info - 954.357.6830