DeSoto County Property Appraiser - David A. Williams, CFA - Arcadia, Florida - 863-993-4866
DeSoto County Property Appraiser - David A. Williams, CFA - Arcadia, Florida - 863-993-4866

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Important Information, Filing Deadlines & Dates

Exemption Filing Deadlines!
Other Filing Deadlines
Legal Holidays

Exemption Filing Deadlines - March 1st is the deadline to file for these exemptions
March 1st
All Exemptions are due March 1st, including, but not limited to the following:
$50,000Homestead Exemption
$50,000 Senior Exemption - Additional Homestead Exemption for Persons 65 or Older
(NOTE: There is a Household Income Limitation)
$5,000 Disabled Veteran's Exemption
$500 Widow's Exemption
$500Widower's Exemption
  Property Tax Discount for Veterans Age 65 & Older With a Combat Related Disability
(NOTE: Applicants must have been a resident of Florida at the time of enlistment in military service)
Applications for Exemptions MUST be made IN PERSON
From 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Monday through Friday at:
DeSoto County Property Appraiser's Office
Administration Building
201 E. Oak St., Rm. 102
Arcadia, FL
If you have any questions concerning the qualifications for these exemptions, please call the Property Appraiser's Office at (863) 993-4866
Download printable PDF of Exemption filing deadline notice..


Other Filing Deadlines
March 1st
Agricultural Classification - DR-482
April 1st
Tangible Personal Property - DR-405
Economic Development Ad Valorem Property Tax Exemption - DR-418


Legal Holidays
New Yearís DayJanuary 1
Martin Lurther King, Jr. DayJanuary 15
Presidents DayFebruary 19
Good FridayMarch 30
Memorial DayMay 28
Independence DayJuly 4
Labor DaySeptember 3
Columbus DayOctober 8
Veteranís Day (observed)November 12
Thanksgiving November 22 & 23
ChristmasDecember 24 & 25

This information was derived from data which was compiled by the DeSoto County Property Appraiser Office solely for the governmental purpose of property assessment. This information should not be relied upon by anyone as a determination of the ownership of property or market value. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the accuracy of the data herein, it's use, or it's interpretation. Although it is periodically updated, this information may not reflect the data currently on file in the Property Appraiser's office. The assessed values are NOT certified values and therefore are subject to change before being finalized for ad valorem assessment purposes.

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