This exemption allows the homeowner to exempt up to $7,000 of the assessed value from taxation each year.
The home has to be the primary residence of the owner(s) or co-owner(s) as of 12:01 A.M. January 1 (lien date).
To receive the full exemption, the application has to be filed with the Assessor’s) Office by February 15th.
A partial exemption will be approved, if the application is filed between February 16th and December 10th.
If the home is purchased after January 1st, the exemption is applied to the supplemental
assessment, unless the prior owner received the exemption on the secured bill. The claim has to be filed within 30 days of your
supplemental notice. A partial exemption is approved, if the claim form is returned prior to the due date of the first
installment of the supplemental bill. More information may be obtained by calling (415) 473-7195.
Veterans with a 100% disability due to a service-connected injury or illness are eligible for
an exemption of $116,845 on the assessed value of their home. Legislation provides the same for wives of such veterans killed
on active duty. A letter of proof from the veteran's administration has to be presented at the time of application. In addition
to the application form, honorable discharge papers, death certificate and a marriage certificate (if applicable) have to be
A $175,269 veteran’s exemption is available if the applicant's annual total household income
is less than $52,470. Annual filing is required for 2011 in which the $175,269 exemption is claimed. These amounts are subject to change each year,
more information may be obtained by calling (415) 473-7206 or 473-7205,
Other Exemptions – Church, College, Welfare
The Assessor-Recorder and the State Board of Equalization co-administer these exemptions.
The due date for filing these exemptions is February 15. More information may be obtained by calling (415) 473-7206 or
||All Other Exemption claim forms are mailed
||First installment of secured taxes due
||Second installment of secured taxes due
- Office Location: Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Dr., Room 208, San Rafael, CA 94903
- Mailing Address: Assessor-Recorder, P.O. Box C, San Rafael, CA 94913
- Homeowner’s Exemption Division: (415) 473-7196
- Other Exemptions: (415) 473-7206 and (415) 473-7374
- Builder’s Exclusion (415) 473-7204
- FAX (415) 473-6542
- E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
State Board of Equalization Web Page
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