Texas exempts 100% Disabled Vets from Property Tax
DO YOU HAVE A 100% DISABILTY RATING??
DO YOU OWN A HOME OR PROPERTY IN TEXAS??
Texas passed a law, House Bill 3613 in June 2009 which provides a Texas veteran who has a 100% VA disability, a 100% exemption for taxation on your resident homestead. or are considered individually unemployable by the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, THIS MEANS YOU NO LONGER HAVE TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES ON YOUR HOME! The legislation applies to taxes assessed by all jurisdictions.
The new law is effective now, starting in 2009.
To download the required form, go to: http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxforms/vetexempt.pdf
Exemptions will not be given automatically. Veterans must fill out and return new application forms to be eligible for the residential homestead exemption.
The veteran must fill out the application and attach a copy of the Department of Veteran Affairs letter documenting the disability percentage. It must then be delivered to the tax appraisal office in the district where the veteran resides.
Hays Central Appraisal District (512-268-2522)
21001 N. IH 35. Kyle, Texas 78640
Travis Central Appraisal District (512-834-9138)
8314 Cross Park Dr. Austin, TX 78626
Williamson Central Appraisal District (512-930-3787)
625 FM 1460. Georgetown, TX 78626