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Property Tax Exemptions

Property Tax Exemptions

If you are a disabled veteran, you may save money each year due to veteran’s property tax exemptions. The money saved annually depends on the disability rating and the state you live in!

Below is a short description of each state’s property tax exemptions available to eligible veterans. To verify your eligibility, you should contact your local municipal tax assessor’s office for any localized exemptions.

Alabama

Disabled Veterans can receive full property tax exemption if they are 100% disabled or are over the age of 65. 

 

Alaska

Veterans with a disability rating of 50% or more may receive a property tax exemption up to the first $150,000 of the assessed value of their primary residence.

Arizona

Permanently disabled Veterans may qualify for a property tax exemption of up to $4,188 on their primary residence if they are permanent state residents.

Arkansas

100% disabled Veterans or Veterans who have lost a limb, use of a limb, are totally blind in one eye, can receive full property tax exemption.

California

Veterans with a 100% disability rating, or who are compensated at the 100% rate due to unemployability, may qualify for a property tax exemption up to $161,083.

Colorado

Veterans with a 100% disability rating may receive a property tax exemption of 50% of the first $200,000 of the full value of their primary residence

Connecticut

Disabled Veterans with a minimum disability rating of 75% may receive a property tax exemption of $3,000 from the total assessed value of their property. Disabled Veterans with a disability rating of 10%-75% are eligible for a $1,500 deduction. 

Delaware

Veterans with a 100% disability rating and who have held residency for at least 3 years may be eligible for a tax credit against 100% of non-vocational school district property tax

Florida

Resident Veterans with a 100% disability rating may receive a full property tax exemption. Veterans with at least a 10% disability rating are entitled to a $5,000 deduction on the assessment of their home for tax purposes. 

Georgia

Disabled Veterans with a 100% disability rating may receive a property tax exemption of up to $50,000 plus an additional sum from paying property taxes for county, municipal, and school purposes, depending on a fluctuating index rate set by the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The current amount for 2023 is $98,492.

Hawaii

Disabled Veterans may receive a full property tax exemption on their primary residence if the Veteran is 100% disabled as a result of service, but exemption varies by county. 

Idaho

Veterans with a 100% disability rating who permanently reside in the state,, or who receive 100% compensation due to unemployability, may reduce their property taxes by $1,500. 

Illinois

Veterans and surviving spouses may qualify for a property tax exemption. Eligibility and exemption amounts can vary depending on disability rating. 

Indiana

Veterans who served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, or the Gulf War, received an honorable discharge, and have a disability rating of at least 10% qualify for a property tax exemption of $24,960 from the assessed value. 

Iowa

Veterans with a 100% disability rating from service-connected causes qualify for a full property tax exemption. Property must be less than 40 acres in rural area or less than ½ acre in urban areas. 

Kansas

Veterans born before Jan. 1, 1967 who are 50% or more disabled may receive a property tax exemption on their primary residence. The maximum refund is $700.

Kentucky

Veterans who are at least 65 years old or totally disabled as a result of military service may receive a property tax exemption of up to $46,350 for their primary residence. This changes annually for inflation. 

Louisiana

Veterans who have a 100% service-connected disability rating or a 100% unemployability rating from the VA may receive a full parish property tax exemption. Veterans with less than 10% may be eligible for up to $120,000 exemption. 

Maine

Veterans who are at least 62 years old or have a disability rating of 100% may qualify for a property tax exemption up to $6,000.

Maryland

A Veteran who is 100% disabled as a result of service may qualify for a full property tax exemption on their primary property. 

Massachusetts

Veterans who have at least a 10% disability rating, lived in the state for six months prior to enlisting, OR lived in the state for five consecutive years may receive a property tax exemption. The exemption varies based on disability rating and medical conditions. 

Michigan

Veterans who are 100% disabled from service may qualify for a full property tax exemption on their primary residence. 

Minnesota

Veterans who have at least a 70% disability rating may receive a property tax exemption of up to $150,000. 100% disabled Veterans can qualify for a higher exemption up to $300,000.

Mississippi

Any honorably discharged Veteran with a service-connected 100% disability is exempt from all property taxes on the assessed value of homestead property. 

Missouri

Veterans and former Prisoners of War who have a 100% disability rating in Missouri may receive a credit up to $1,100 for property taxes on their primary residence. 

Montana

Veterans and their spouses may receive a property tax exemption on their primary residence if the Veteran has a 100% disability rating

Nebraska

Veterans with a 100% disability rating may receive a property tax exemption on their home. 

Nevada

A disabled Veteran may receive a property tax exemption of up to $30,800 of the assessed value of their primary residence if the Veteran is 100% disabled as a result of service. Veterans 60-90% disabled also recieve partial reductions. 

New Hampshire

Veterans that are 100% disabled may receive a full property tax exemption on their primary residence and a tax credit of $701, but taxing authorities may increase this up to $4,000.

New Jersey

A disabled Veteran may receive an annual tax exemption on their primary residence if they are 100% totally and permanently disabled during active duty service.

New Mexico

Veterans with a 100% disability rating will receive a full exemption if their property is occupied by the disabled Veteran and is their primary place of residence.

New York

There are three different property tax exemptions that Veterans may qualify for in New York. Exemptions apply to county, city, town and village taxes.

North Carolina

Veterans who either are 100% disabled or receive benefits for specially adapted housing under 38 U.S.C. 2101 can receive a property tax exemption of up to the first $45,000 of the appraised value of their primary residence.

North Dakota

A disabled Veteran in with at least a 50% disability rating is eligible for tax reductions of up to $8,100.

Ohio

100% disabled Veterans may qualify for a property tax exemption on up to $50,000 of the market value of their primary residence. 

Oklahoma

An honorably discharged Veteran who is 100% disabled is fully exempt from paying ad valorem taxes on their primary residence.

Oregon

Disabled Veterans may receive a property tax exemption if the Veteran has a 40% or more disability rating. The Veteran must own and live on the homestead property.

Pennsylvania

Veterans may be fully exempt from property taxes on their primary residence if the Veteran has a disability rating of 100% due to service-related causes. 

Rhode Island 

Disabled Veterans may receive a property tax exemption on their primary residence. Exemption amounts vary by county, the property value, and the exemption category the Veteran falls into. 

South Carolina

Veterans determined totally or permanently disabled from wartime may receive a property tax exemption on their home and land up to five acres. SC also provides a property tax exemption on up to two vehicles for 100% disabled Veterans.

South Dakota

Permanently disabled Veterans may qualify for a property tax exemption up to $150,000 on their home in South Dakota.

Tennessee

The Veteran must be rated permanently and totally disabled on or before Dec. 31, 2022, occupy the home as their primary residence and complete a 2022 F-16. The maximum market value the tax relief is calculated on is $175,000.

Texas

Veterans with a 100% disability rating are fully exempt from property taxes. 70-99% may receive a $12,000 exemption from their property’s taxable value. 50%-69% may receive a $10,000 reduction from the property’s value. 30-49% may receive a $7,500 exemption from the property’s value. 10-29% may receive a $5,000 exemption from the property’s value.

Utah

Veterans with a service-connected disability rating of at least 10% may qualify for a property tax abatement. The specific reduction is determined by the Veteran’s disability rating with a maximum exemption amount of $275,699 for 100% service-connected disability

Vermont

Veterans with a disability rating of at least 50% may qualify for a property tax exemption on their primary residence. 

Virginia

Permanently and totally disabled Veterans may qualify for a full property tax exemption on their primary residence.

Washington

Property tax relief is provided for Veterans that have a disability rating of 80% or higher. The relief amount is based on income, the value of the residence and the local levy rates.

West Virginia 

Veterans over the age of 65 and who are permanently disabled as a result of service are exempt from paying taxes on the first $20,000 of assessed value on their primary residence.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin provides a property tax credit for Veterans with a 100% disability rating who have lived in the state for at least five years.

Wyoming

Disabled Veterans are eligible for a property tax exemption of $3,000 of the assessed value of their primary residence.

Washington D.C. 

A Veteran must have a 100% disability rating to qualify for a property tax exemption. The exemption is limited to a $445,000 value. 

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