OTTAWA - The Putnam County Auditorís Office is reminding residents that the deadline for filing homestead exemption in 2013 is June 3.
To be eligible for homestead exemption, a resident must be 65 years of age or be permanently and totally disabled and own and occupy a home or manufactured home as the principle place of residence. Residents who meet the qualifications will received a reduction on their property tax.
Residents wanting an application can pick it up between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, at the auditorís office at the Putnam County Courthouse, 245 E. Main St., Suite 201. Applications are also available online at www.co.putnam.oh.us.