Homestead exemption...
Clear all

Homestead exemptions reminder  


Joined: 8 years ago
Posts: 12257
December 10, 2019 2:42 pm  

For all the new homeowners in VI, don't forget to apply for property tax exemptions that you qualify for. You can't get homestead here, if you have it elsewhere. 

For those of us who do have it already, don't forget VI Government is now making you reapply for the exemption.

Think it's every 2 years, now?

Advanced Member
Joined: 2 years ago
Posts: 187
December 10, 2019 9:40 pm  

I’m not familiar with why someone might qualify for an exemption.  Can you give a couple of examples as to why.  Thanks.

New Member
Joined: 7 months ago
Posts: 2
December 10, 2019 11:54 pm  

We will be new homebuyers on STX in a couple of months, so would appreciate any more info! Thanks

Advanced Member
Joined: 7 months ago
Posts: 29
December 11, 2019 1:10 am  

I couldn't find the information in the Lieutenant Governor's web site, but here's a link to one of the real estate stores with more information on the exemptions:

Note that the residence must be your primary residence to qualify.

Alana33 liked
Gator's Mom
Trusted Member
Joined: 7 years ago
Posts: 1094
December 11, 2019 9:57 am  

Here's the form you complete to get your homestead exemption to reduce your property tax.  It has to be notarized and submitted to the Tax Assessor's office prior to January 1.

You can only have one homestead exemption - so if you have two or more homes anywhere in the US you have to pick one as your homestead. 

Alana33 liked
Settlers Handbook

Thinking about moving to the Virgin Islands?

The Settler's Handbook is a Indispensable Guide

The current 18th Edition, will help you explore your dream of island living. A solid reference book, it was first published in 1975. That's 40 years of helping people move to the Virgin Islands.

Order Today $17.95
Close Menu