Disability must be a result of armed service.
Initial application requires proof and percentage of disability. (i.e., award letter from VA and DD 214 form).
Annual renewals are sent to properties currently receiving exemption.
Applies to Owner Occupied homes only.
If disability level is from 30% to 49% the reduction is $2,500 EAV.
If disability level is from 50% to 69% the reduction is $5,000 EAV.
If disability level is from 70% to 100% the property is exempt from property taxes.
This exemption can be granted to "un-remarried surviving spouses."
Standard Homestead Exemption for Veterans with Disabilities INITAL Form (PTAX 342)
Standard Homestead Exemption for Veterans with Disabilites RENEWAL Form (PTAX 342-R)
Please contact the Winnebago County Supervisor of Assessments (815) 319-4460 with any questions.