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Veteran Homeowners

PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR DISABLED VETERANS

Disability must meet one of the following categories:

1. A service-connected disability that resulted in:

                           a)  Paraplegia OR
                           b)  Permanent paralysis of both legs and lower part of the body resulting                                        from traumatic injury or disease to the spinal cord or brain; OR
                           c)  Loss, or loss of use of, two (2) or more limbs; OR
                           d)  Legal blindness

2. A service-connected permanent and total disability or disabilities, as determined by the United States Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

3. A 100% total and permanent disability rating from being a prisoner of war.

4. Must own and use property as primary residence.  The maximum market value on which tax relief is calculated is $175,000.

TCA 67-5-704 - http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=HB1886&ga=107

To apply for this benefit please contact your nearest County Service Officer or contact the TDVA Field Office in your community.

Click here for the Fact Sheet on Property Tax Relief for Disabled Veteran Homeowners.