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Disabled veterans of military service may be eligible for up to a $224,991 exemption towards their property assessment. They must file a claim for Disabled Veterans’ Property Tax Exemption. Qualifying veterans must have been disabled due to a service-related injury or disease while in the armed forces. They must also be a resident of California as of January 1 of the year in which they are applying for an exemption.
In order to complete your Claim for Disabled Veterans' Properly Tax Exemption, please include the following documents:
1. DD214 or other official document which indicates an Honorable Discharge.
2. Rating Decision (letter from V.A. stating the percentage and effective date of rating).
3. If filing as an unmarried surviving spouse; also submit a copy of the Marriage License and Death Certificate.
If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, please call the Exemptions Section at (209) 468-2647.
Veterans with 100% disability (or partially disabled and unemployable), or their unmarried surviving spouses, may be eligible for up to a $149,993 exemption. If total household income is less than $67,355, the 100% disabled veteran may qualify for up to a $224,991 exemption. Qualifying income levels are subject to change.
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