As of February 2015, a property owner in the state of Florida may be eligible to receive a homestead exemption of up to $50,000, according to the Florida Department of Revenue. The property owner must provide proof of re... More » Government & Politics Law

Homestead laws practiced in any of the states can be found at FindLaw. FindLaw offers individual pages for each of the 50 states that provides detailed information about the property value and acreage ranges that are cov... More » Government & Politics Law

Although legal reforms have abolished many of Texas's "blue laws" (religion-motivated laws governing sales on the Sabbath), it is still illegal to sell liquor on a Sunday in Texas (along with 11 other states, including A... More » Government & Politics Law
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To file a homestead tax exemption in Florida as of December 2015, complete the homestead exemption form DR-501 found on the Florida Department of Revenue's website and file it with the property appraiser in your county. ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

To calculate property tax of a Florida home, use the assessed value of the home to calculate school and nonschool taxes, explains the Florida Department of Revenue. Add the two calculated values together to get the final... More » Business & Finance Taxes

To qualify for the Florida homestead exemption, you must show that you are the legal owner of a residential property and that you are a permanent Florida resident. You also must live in the property as of Jan. 1 of the y... More » Business & Finance Taxes

The law of abandonment of personal property applies when an owner intentionally forfeits ownership of items other than real property, explains LegalMatch. In general, common law follows the "finders, keepers" rule - a pe... More » Government & Politics Law