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The main criteria for tax relief are as follows:
An application can be obtained by:
The Tax Relief Section of the office will help in preparing this application during normal working hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Due to the Privacy Act, in order for the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue to be able to discuss your application, we will need a copy of a filed Power of Attorney.
If renewing your application documents can be sent after the April 3 due date, but the application must be postmarked by April 3. When filing your application we will need all documentation of income and net worth.
No. The tax relief is effective from January 1, 2013, or when the veteran was deemed to be disabled by the Department of Veteran Affairs."
There is no immediate deadline date to file.
Yes. The veteran must be an owner of the property and occupy it as his or her principal residence. Co-owners, other than a husband and wife, only get a percentage based on their percent of ownership.
Only the home the veteran occupies as his or her principal residence will receive the tax relief exemption.
The exemption will cover the real property taxes for the home and up to one acre of land upon which the home is situated.
Only if you have met the criteria needed for a mobile home to be converted to real property can the veteran receive the exemption. A veteran must own and occupy as his or her principal residence a mobile home that is being taxed as real estate and own the real estate upon which the mobile home is situated.
Yes, so long as the death of a veteran occurs on or after January 1, 2011, the surviving spouse does not remarry, and the surviving spouse continues to occupy the real property as his or her principal place of residence.
No. This tax relief program is not based on the amount of income you receive each year.
To apply for this exemption, an application should be completed:
Attach to your tax exemption application a copy of the documentation from the United States Department of Defense or its successor agency indicating the date that the member of the armed forces of the United States was killed in action or died of wounds received in action.
No. The tax exemption is effective January 1, 2015. You only need to re-apply if the:
Note: The Commissioner of the Revenue will need to be notified promptly of any remarriage.
Yes. The surviving spouse must be an owner of the property and occupy it as his or her principal residence. Co-owners only get a percentage based on their percent of ownership.
Yes, as long as the surviving spouse owns and occupies the mobile home as his or her principal residence, and the property is zoned as single family residential.
No. This tax exemption program is not based on the amount of income you receive each year.