Homestead Exclusion

In order to qualify for this exclusion, you must be a North Carolina resident who is at least 65 years of age or totally and permanently disabled as of January 1 of the year for which the application is made. You must also own and occupy a permanent residence in Cumberland County as of January 1. In addition, you and your spouse’s total income for 2016 cannot exceed $29,500.

If all qualifications are met, the exclusion amount is the greater of $25,000 or 50% of the assessed value of the qualifying improvements and up to one acre of land. To apply, file FORM AV9 and required income statements with the tax office by June 1. For disabled applicants, you must also file FORM AV9-A signed by a physician licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina.

Contact Us

County Courthouse
117 Dick Street, Room 530
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Phone:  910-678-7507
Fax: 910-678-7582

Administrator: Joe Utley
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 449
Fayetteville, NC 28302

Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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