You are here:  Departments - Assessor - Homestead Credit


 Sebastian County Assessor’s Newsletter     Thank you for assessing be... Read More...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark - Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston is pleased to announce that his office... Read More...

  Zach Johnson - email


Fort Smith Courthouse
35 South 6th Street, Room 105
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Personal Property & Business: 479-783-8948
Real Estate/Homestead/Freezes: 479-784-1516
Fax: 479-784-1522

Greenwood Courthouse
301 E. Center, Room 113
Greenwood, AR 72936
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
479-996-6592 for
Personal Property & Business
Real Estate: 479-996-6591
Fax: 479-996-0751

Phoenix Avenue East
6515 Phoenix Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm
Personal & Business Only: 479-478-6820
Fax: 479-452-1749


The Homestead Credit is a credit of up to $350.00 off of your tax statement if you qualify. To qualify you must own a home and it must be your principal place of residence. Each family is allowed only one homestead credit in the State. The credit applies to the home and up to one acre the house sits on.

Here’s how the Homestead Credit is calculated:

  • Our example home is valued at $50,000.
  • The assessment is 1/5th of the appraisal, or $10,000.
  • The $10,000 will be multiplied by the millage rate ( .0525 for Fort Smith School District ) making your tax bill $525.00.
  • $350.00 is deducted from that $525, making the tax bill only $175.00.

If your home is valued at $25,000, assessed at $5,000 X .0525 your tax bill would be $262.50. The homestead credit allowed to you would be $262.50. You would then have no tax bill.

Simply call the office at 479.784.1516 or contact us by email to have an application sent, or come by and fill one out and we will apply the credit to your home.




Fort Smith Court House
35 South 6 St.
Fort Smith, AR

Justice Building
901 South B St.
Fort Smith, AR

Greenwood Courthouse
11 Town Square
Greenwood, AR 72936

Sheriff Department
800 South A Street
Fort Smith, AR  72901


©2018 Sebastian County | Web Design and Development by Local Creative Agencies |