Saturday, April 19, 2014
   

100% Disabled Veteran Exemption

 

(Claimant must meet all requirements)

  • Have had active wartime service in United States Armed Forces and been honorably discharged
  • Have a United States Veterans Administration certification of service-connected disability issued in accordance with N.J.S.A. 54:4-3.30, ET. SEQ.
  • Wholly own or hold legal title to the dwelling house for which exemption is claimed
  • Occupy the dwelling house as the principal residence
  • Be a citizen and legal or domiciliary resident of New Jersey.

Surviving Spouse of a Disabled Veteran or Serviceperson Claimant

(must meet all requirements)

  • Document that the deceased veteran or serviceperson was a citizen and resident of New Jersey at death who had active wartime service in the United States Armed Forces and who was honorably discharged or who died on active wartime duty
  • Document that the deceased veteran had a United States Veterans Administration certification of service-connected disability issued in accordance with N.J.S.A. 54:4-3.30, ET. SEQ.
  • Not have remarried
  • Wholly own or hold legal title to the claimed dwelling house
  • Occupy the dwelling house as the principal residence

Any qualified claimant for the Disabled Veteran Exemption or the Widow of a Disabled Veteran or Serviceperson Exemption is exempt from property taxes. 

Applications are available in the Assessor’s Office.