PA 161 OF 2013 Disabled Veteran Exemption
granted property tax exemption to the following eligible veterans:
1) Has been determined by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs to be permanently and totally disabled as a result of military service and entitled to veterans’ benefits at the 100% rate.
2) Has a certificate from the United States veterans’ administration, or its successors, certifying that he or she is receiving or has received pecuniary assistance due to disability for special adapted housing.
3) Has been rated by the United States Department of Veterans’ Affairs as individually unemployable.
Eligible veterans will want to take their Summary of Benefits letter to their local taxing official. This letter is provided by the VA usually in early December. If you do not have a Summary of Benefits letter you can contact the US Department of Veterans Affairs at 1 (800) 827-1000 and request this letter.
If a disabled veteran who is otherwise eligible for this exemption dies, either before or after the exemption is granted,the exemption shall remain available to or shall continue for his or her unremarried surviving spouse. This exemption will continue as long as the surviving spouse remains unremarried.
Disabled Veterans Exemption Information is available on the Department of Treasury website
. Eligible veterans/surviving spouses that did not meet the December Board Review for consideration of 2013 property taxes may submit their 2013 verification at the 2014 July Board of Review. Consult your local taxing official.