Frequently Asked Questions
What is required to be eligible for the owner-occupancy credit? You must have owned your home as of January 1 in the year you apply and it must be your principle place of residence. A homeowner and spouse may only apply for this reduction on 1 property in Ohio.
Does the reduction apply to more than one parcel? The owner-occupancy credit applies only to the parcel of land on which your home is located. If your property is larger than one acre, the reduction applies only to 1 acre of land + the home + any detached garage.
Where do I apply? You can pick up an application at the county auditor's office or print it online by clicking APPLICATION FOR OWNER-OCCUPANCY CREDIT ON OWNER-OCCUPIED HOME