Variations in Receipt of Benefit
Other Variation in Receipt of Benefits
The benefit is a percent reduction in property tax liability equal to the claimant's percent service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The percentage discount is applied after all other applicable exemptions, including exemptions provided pursuant to local option are taken.
How is Benefit Disbursed
Credit to the property tax bill
Eligible Property Type
Characteristics of Eligible Property
Only residential property is eligible for this program.
Description of Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must be veterans, at least 65 years of age, and partially or totally disabled. Surviving spouses of disabled veterans are also eligible for the exemption.
Local Option in Adoption of Program
Local government is unable to exercise an option
Local Option Regarding Program Features
No local option regarding program features
State Funding for Local Tax Loss
State reimburses all of the local government tax loss
[http://floridarevenue.com/property/Documents/dr501dv.pdf accessed 07/16/2018]
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