$5000 Widow/Widowers Exemption
The widow/widowers exemption reduces the assessed value of your property by $5,000. This provides a tax savings of approximately $100 annually. Any widow/widower who owns property and is a permanent Florida resident may file for this exemption. If the individual remarries, they are no longer eligible. If they were divorced prior to the death, they are not considered a widow/widower. Applicant must submit a copy of the death certificate along with an application.
Application must be submitted by March 1 of the year you wish the exemption to begin.