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Position: Exemption Specialist
Status: Open
Post Date: 7/25/2023
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General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Exemptions Specialist is responsible to process (approve / deny) exemption applications in the following categories: Personal (Homestead, Senior, Widower, etc.), Disability, Veteran / First Responder, Affordable / Multi-Family Housing, Charitable, Educational, Homes for Special Services, Hospital, Literary, Nursing Homes, Religious, Scientific, Sewer / Waste Water Systems, Conservation Easement, and Economic Development. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring exemptions are processed correctly, valuation changes are accurate, and excellent customer service standards are maintained.

Additional Information Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Important Dates

Web site date
Friday, August 11, 2023

Mail out date
Thursday, August 17, 2023

Missed the 2023 VAB deadline of September 11, 2023 and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
2024 filing deadline
Friday, March 1st, 2024

You may file in person, via mail, email, or online.
Office Locations
TPP Tax Return Deadline

Extension Request Period
3/20/2023 - 4/3/2023

Combine / Split Requests
Deadline for the 2024 Tax Roll

12/25/2023 - 12/26/2023

New Year's Day
12/29/2023 - 1/2/2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Good Friday

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veteran's Day

11/28/2024 - 11/29/2024