Some Disabled Idaho Veterans May Qualify for Property Tax Reduction
According to a press release from the Idaho State Tax Commission, some Idaho disabled veterans may receive a reduction in their property tax bill of up to $1,500 on their residence in Idaho and up to an acre of land.
To be eligible, veterans must be recognized as a 100% service-connected disabled veteran or receive 100% compensation from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for individual unemployability. Other qualifications include:
- The veteran owns and lives in a home in Idaho that is their primary residence as of April 14, 2022. Mobile homes are also eligible.
- The property has a current owner exemption.
There is no income limit, but an application must be submitted each year. Applications are available on the tax commission’s website or through the county assessor. Applicants need a current letter from the VA confirming their 100% service-related disability status or 100% compensation as of January 1, 2022. The county assessor must receive the request by April 18.
Disabled veterans may also be eligible for greater property tax relief based on their income. Read it Property tax reduction flyer for more information. For all other questions, call the Idaho State Tax Commission at 208-334-7736 or toll-free at 800-334-7756.