Real Estate Tax Exemption Disabled Veterans
Article X, Section 6-A of the Constitution of Virginia was amended to allow for exemption of taxation of real property of a disabled veteran and his/her spouse for tax years on or after January 1, 2011. The veteran must be rated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (or its successor agency) to have a 100 percent service-related, permanent and total disability to qualify for exemption for a primary place of residence.
- Applies to the principal residence and up to a maximum of 10 acres of land upon which the dwelling is situated
- Requires a one-time filing
- The veteran will be required to notify the County if there is a change in their principal residence.
- Allows for the surviving spouse of a veteran, who died on or after January 1, 2011 to continue the exemption so long as he/she does not remarry and continues to occupy the principle residence
How to Receive this Service
An Application form must be filed with the Real Estate Assessment Division. YOU MAY VIEW/PRINT THE VETERANS EXEMPTION APPLICATION. Please print and return the completed application to:
COUNTY OF HENRICO
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
REAL ESTATE ASSESSMENT DIVISION
P O BOX 90775
HENRICO VA 23273-0775