If your residence is your primary home you are entitled to a Homestead Exemption on your property taxes

Hillsborough County Property Tax Appraiser Website: www.hcpafl.org

From the Hillsborough County Tax Appraiser:
> Did you own and reside in your January 1?
> You may qualify for a Homestead Exemption of up to $50,000
> In most cases, having a homestead exemption ensures your assessed value cannot be increased more than 3% per year
>The filing deadline is March 1, with late-filed applications accepted up to 25 days after the mailing of the "Notice of Proposed Property Taxes"
> Question and inquiries .. visit the website or call the Property Tax Appraiser office.