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Surviving Spouse of a 100% Disabled Veteran’s Residence Homestead Exemption (New for 2012)

NEW FOR 2012 SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A 100% OR TOTALLY DISABLED VETERAN’S RESIDENCE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

Effective January 1, 2012, a surviving spouse of a 100% disabled or totally disabled veteran may be eligible to receive an exemption from taxation of the total appraised value of the same property to which the disabled veteran’s exemption applied if:

  • The surviving spouse has not remarried since the death of the disabled veteran; and
  • The property was the residence homestead of the surviving spouse when the disabled veteran died; and
  • The property remains the residence homestead of the surviving spouse

The application for this new residence homestead exemption will be available in January, 2012.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us at (936) 634-8456.

Posted 12/01 09:53 AM
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