Berkeley County Assessor's Office

An exemption from real estate taxes shall be allowed for the first $20,000 of assessed value. All new applicants must file between July 1st and December 1st of each year. Applicant's eligibility will be approved upon meeting the following requirements:
(Homestead Property Tax Exemption, WV Code Chapter 11, Article 6B,  Code Reference)

If an applicant owns and occupies a mobile home, he or she MAY qualify for the Homestead Exemption on that mobile home, even if someone else owns the land on which it sits.
Only one exemption shall be allowed for each Homestead used and occupied by the owner thereof, regardless of the number of owners residing therein.

Additionally, senior citizens may qualify for the Senior Citizens Tax Credit, WV Code Chapter 11, Article 21, Section 21, Code Reference.

Please contact the State Tax Department office at: 800-982-8297 for further details regarding the Senior Citizens Tax Credit.