Veteran Exemption



The veterans exemption is available to eligible veterans of foreign wars, expeditionary medalists, honorable discharges, spouses/widow(er)s of veterans, and Gold Star parents.

The veteran must have served in the US Armed Forces during one of the following conflicts only:

From To
Persian Gulf Conflict (includes the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts) Beginning August 2, 1990 Present
Vietnam War February 28, 1961 May 7, 1975
Korean War June 27, 1950 January 31, 1955
World War II December 7, 1941 December 31, 1946


If you did not serve during one of the periods above but received an Expeditionary Medal for your service, you may be eligible for the veterans exemption. Complete the application and submit the required supporting documentation so that the Department of Finance can determine your eligibility.

Note: Your property must not be controlled by Mitchell-Lama, a Limited-Profit Housing Company, Limited-Dividend Housing Company, Redevelopment Company, or Housing Development Fund Company.

If you believe that you may qualify, please click the “Begin Filing” button below. Apply by March 15 for your benefit to begin in July of the same year.

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