Attention Veterans and Surviving Spouses/Children:
There are NEW changes in the Iowa legislation for
veterans pertaining to property tax exemption.
1. Veterans must have a permanent service-connected disability rating of 100% through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or
2. Veterans with Individual Unemployable (IU) permanent and total disability rating that is paid at the 100% rate through the Department of VA or
3. This includes surviving spouses and children who are receiving Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) through the Department of VA.
If you meet the requirements please contact your County Veterans Affairs Office for assistance in getting a Benefit Paid Letter. Applications along with the required Benefit Paid Letter are submitted to the County Assessor and are due by (June 30, 2015 or June 30th of the year applying.)