To qualify as a disabled veteran and be eligible for a homestead property tax exemption under North Carolina law, a person must meet certain criteria. The property owner must be a veteran of any branch of the US Armed Forces with an honorable discharge and must have a permanent & total service connected disability of 100% from the US Department of Veteran Affairs. If in receipt of DIC, a surviving spouse of a disabled veteran may also qualify for a tax exemption. The disabled veteran homestead exemption is the first $45,000 of your assessed real property value is exempt from tax abatement.

Contact your local VSO or tax office to complete all documents needed.

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