If you are an honorably discharged veteran with active wartime service, you may qualify for an annual $250 Property Tax deduction.
Veterans who served in peacekeeping missions and operations may qualify.
You also may qualify if you are a surviving spouse/civil union/domestic partner.
In January 2018, the wartime service criteria were amended for the 100% Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption. However, they were not changed for veterans applying for the $250 Property Tax Deduction.
To qualify, as of October 1 of the pretax year you must:
You may receive this deduction when your spouse passes away, if you meet the following requirements. To qualify, as of October 1 of the pretax year you must:
If your application is denied, you can file an appeal with the County Board of Taxation. File Form A-1 66 kb on or before April 1 following the denial.
For further information, please read:
If you have questions, call your local assessor or tax collector, or the Division of Taxation at 609-292-7974.
If you need help documenting your veteran status call: