Category: Financial | Issue: February 2020
Tulsa County Assessor John A. Wright makes it easier for you to claim your property tax exemptions!
You may file for your 2020 property tax exemptions at the Tulsa County Assessor's Office. We are located on the second floor of the Tulsa County Administration Building at Sixth and Denver in Downtown Tulsa. In addition, the locations listed below are available, on the days noted, for you to file the following exemption applications and other documents. For questions, please call our office at (918)596-5100. You can also visit our website at assessor.tulsacounty.org to obtain more information or to download forms.
Homestead Exemption - To be approved for the year 2020, the Single Homestead Exemption must be applied for by March 15, 2020 or within 30 days from the issue date of an assessment notice. You need to apply if your Real Estate property has changed ownership during 2019 or you have not previously applied for homestead exemption. If filed after March 15th, the single homestead exemption will be allowed for the following year, 2021. Your deed must be notarized before January 1st and filed in the County Clerk's Office by February 1st to allow the exemption in the current year. If you did not move or change your deed in any way and have previously filed for the exemption on your residence, you are not required to re-file an application.
Additional Homestead Exemption - To be approved for the year 2020, your gross household income must be $20,000 or less during 2019. You must file between January 2nd and March 15th or 30 days from the issue date of an assessment notice. To file you will need to bring proof of income for 2019 such as all 1099 and W2 forms from all income sources. The additional homestead exemption requires annual filing, except persons who are 65 years of age or older or who are permanently disabled.
Senior Property Valuation Limitation - To be approved for the year 2020, you must be 65 years of age before January 1, 2020 and have a gross household income of $69,700 or less during 2019. If you qualify for this exemption, you must file between January 2nd and March 15th or 30 days from the issue date of an assessment notice. To file you will need to bring proof of income for 2019, such as all 1099 and W2 forms from all income sources. Seniors who have qualified are not required to re-file.
Veterans - There is an exemption for veterans honorably discharged from active service in any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States or Oklahoma National Guard and who have been certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to have One Hundred percent (100%) permanent, service connected disability or be the surviving spouse of such head of household. Exemption is for the full amount of the fair cash value of the homestead property. The unmarried spouse of a veteran killed in action may also qualify for an exemption. Agricultural Renditions - You may file your 2020 agricultural renditions including your Agricultural Tax Exemption Permit. Renditions must be filed by March 15th to avoid penalty. Business Renditions - Business owners must file a 2020 business personal property rendition by March 15th to avoid penalty. Manufactured Home Renditions - Personal property manufactured home renditions (you do not own the land) must be filed by March 15th to avoid penalty. To have your Manufactured Home assessed or to file for the homestead exemption, you will need to bring the Title or Registration for the Manufactured Home. Manufactured Home Exemption - To be approved for 2020, you must be at least 62 years of age or older, the head of household, and own and reside in a manufactured home on land you do not own. Other qualifications will apply. For questions or more information, please call 918-596-5142. Property Tax Refund - If your gross household income from all sources (except gifts) is $12,000 or less, and you are at least 65 years of age or totally disabled, you may be eligible for a property tax refund by filing state form 538-H. Filing deadline is June 30th. Attention Senior Citizens! The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has changed to household median income in Tulsa County and Osage, Creek, Rogers, and Wagoner counties. This change will impact senior citizens' abilitity to qualify for a property valuation limitation for ad valorem tax purposes. For 2020, the new maximum annual gross household income is $69,700. Seniors who are qualified are not required to re-file. To be approved for year 2020, you must be 65 years of age or over as of January 1, 2020 and have a gross household income of $69,700 or less during 2019. You must file between January 1st and March 15th or within 30 calendar days from the issue date of Notice of Increase in Valuation of Real Property. To file you will need to bring proof of income from 2019 , such as Social Security, 1099 and W2 forms from all income sources. Please contact the County Assessor's office in the country you live in to see if you qualify and apply for this benefit. John A. Wright, Tulsa County (918)596-5100 Ed Quinton, Jr., Osage County (918)287-3448 JaNell Enlow, Creek County (918)224-4508 Scott Marsh, Rogers County (918)923-4795 Sandy Hodges, Wagoner County (918)485-2367 Sperry - Sperry Library - 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave. - Tuesday, Feb 4 - 1pm-5pm - (918)549-7577 Owasso - Community Center - 301 S. Cedar St. - Wednesday, Feb 5 - 8:30am-4:30pm - (918)272-3903 Tulsa - Security Bank - 10727 E. 51st St. - Thursday, Feb 6 - 9:30am-4pm - (918)628-5513 Collinsville - RCB Bank - 111 N. 11th St. - Tuesday, Feb 11 - 9am-4:30pm - (918)371-1606 Berryhill - Activities Center - 2703 S. 65th W. Ave - Wednesday, Feb 12 - 10am-2pm - (918)445-6017