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Physician’s Statement for the Homestead
Exemption for Persons with Disabilities
Read this first
To qualify for the Homestead Exemption for Persons with Disabilities (HEPD), proof of a disability is required. The acceptable proof
of disability is listed on the back of this Form. If you are unable to provide any of these as proof of your disability, you and an Illinois
licensed physician must complete Form PTAX-343-A. You are responsible for any physicians’ costs.
Applicant - Complete the following information
3 Write the property index number (PIN) of the property for
Property owner’s name
which you are filing this form. Your PIN can be found on your
property tax bill or you may obtain it from your Chief County
Assessment Officer (CCAO). If you are unable to obtain your
Street address of homestead property
PIN, write the legal description on Line b.
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b Attach a separate sheet if needed.
PIN is your parcel number, you can find that
2 Write the assessment year for which you
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are requesting the HEPD:
on the top right corner of your property tax bill.
Physician - Complete the following information
Part A: Patient information - Please print.
The patient must meet the disability criteria established by the Social Security Administration.
Note: Alcoholism or drug abuse is not included in the Social Security Administration’s guidelines as a qualification for disability status.
4 Patient’s name: ____________________________________
5 Date patient became disabled ___ ___/___ ___/___ ___ ___ ___
6 Can the patient do the same type of work as prior to their disability?
6a Was the patient able to work for a living after this date?
7 Has the disability lasted or is it expected to continue for 12 months or more?
8 Check all major body systems, disorders, and diseases of the patient’s disability:
Special Senses and Speech
Impairments that Affect Multiple Body
9 What is the nature of the disability? __________________________________________________________________________
Part B: Physician information
10 Name: __________________________________________
11 Your Illinois physician’s license number issued by the
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Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations:
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I have examined this patient and based on the Social Security Administration’s criteria for disability, I state that the
information contained in Step 2 is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge.
Physician’s signature: ___________________________________________________