Veterans Exemption

VETERANS EXEMPTION

A veteran who served on active duty in the armed forces may apply for an exemption from property tax in the place where they reside provided:

-They served during a recognized war period and have reached the age of 62 years or;
-They served during a recognized war period and are receiving any form of pension or compensation from the United States Government for total disability, service-connected or non-service-connected, as a veteran; or
-They were injured during active military service in the line of duty and are receiving 100% service connected disability from the United States Government; or
-They were awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and have reached the age of 62 years; or
-They were awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and are receiving any form of pension or compensation from the United States Government for total disability, service-connected or non-service-connected, as a veteran; or
-They served during a recognized war period and received a grant as a paraplegic veteran for specially adapted housing units.
-Unremarried Widow, Widower or the Minor Child of a Veteran and Unremarried Widowed Parent of a Veteran may also be eligible for this exemption.
-Must file an application with the Assessor on or before April 1