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  • Property Valuation Services

    Agency: Douglas County Offices

    Property assessments for tax valuation purposes; lookup and mapping tool available online.

    Homestead exemptions provide relief from property taxes by exempting all or a portion of the valuation of a home from taxation; the percentage of relief is based on the applicant's income level and home valuation; applications accepted by June 30 each year, some late applications may be accepted under certain conditions (medically incapacitated, in a residential care facility, etc.).

    Exemptions eligibility requirements:
    -Be 65 years of age or older before January 1st of the application year.

    Disabled Individuals
    -Have a permanent physical disability and cannot walk without the regular use of a mechanical aide or prosthesis
    -Have undergone amputation of both arms above the elbows
    -Have a permanent partial disability of both arms in excess of 75%

    Disabled Veterans or Widow(er) of a Qualified Veteran
    -A wartime veteran drawing compensation from the VA due to a 100% service connected disability
    -An unremarried widow/widower of an above qualified veteran
    -A wartime veteran totally disabled due to a non-service connected illness or accident
    -A veteran whose home is substantially contributed to by the VA

    Other Qualifications
    -The valuation of the home cannot exceed 200% (225% for veterans and persons with qualifying disabilities) of the County's average assessed value for single family residences. (In 2017 the average assessed value was $159,840)
    -The maximum exemption available is 100% of the County's average assessed value for single family residences (120% for disabled veterans and persons with qualifying disabilities)
    -The home must be owned and occupied between January 1 and August 15 of the tax year being exempted
    -The applicants must meet the income guidelines

    • Douglas County Assessor/Register of Deeds
      Main Phone : (402) 444-7060
      1819 Farnam Street
      Omaha, NE 68183

    Agency: Douglas County Offices

    Languages Available: English

    Fees: None to apply

    Intake: Must complete application - walk in or call main phone for application; Homestead Questions Helpline is also available

    Eligibility: See notes section for detailed eligibility requirements

    Documents Required: Proof of all income including tax return and deductible out of pocket medical expenses

    Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

    Areas Served:
    • Douglas County

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