Beaufort County Auditor Accepting Applications for Homestead Exemption Discount for Residents Over the Age of 65

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:30 PM

The Beaufort County Auditor is accepting applications for the Homestead Exemption. The Homestead Exemption reduces the taxable value of property by $50,000, saving an average of $200 per year in taxes for those who qualify.
In order to qualify for the Homestead Exemption, the following must be true:
  • The property owner was age 65 on or before December 31st preceding the year in which Homestead is claimed
  • The property is the owner’s primary residence
  • The owner has been a South Carolina resident for at least one full calendar year (January – December)     
Residents who qualify for the Homestead Exemption can submit the application at any Beaufort County Auditor’s office location:
  • 539 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island
  • 100 Ribaut Road, Suite 160, Robert Smalls Government Complex, Beaufort
  • 4819 Bluffton Parkway, Third Floor, Bluffton
For more information visit or call 843-255-2500.

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