Tax Commission News Release
Property tax benefit available for qualifying disabled veterans
BOISE, IDAHO — March 11, 2021 — Some disabled veterans in Idaho are eligible to have their property tax bill reduced by as much as $1,320 on their Idaho residence and up to one acre of land.
Those who qualify include:
- Veterans who have a 100% service-connected disability rating from the VA.
- Veterans who receive 100% compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) due to individual unemployability.
Veterans also must own and live in their home by April 14, 2021. There are no income limits for qualifying veterans.
Veterans who qualify can get an application for the property tax benefit on the Tax Commission’s website at tax.idaho.gov or from their county assessor. Applicants need to include a letter from the VA confirming their 100% service-connected disability rating or their 100% compensation due to individual unemployability as of January 1, 2021. The county assessor must receive the application by April 15, 2021.
Veterans with a disability also might qualify for more property tax relief based on their income. Read the Property Tax Reduction brochure on the Tax Commission’s website to learn more.
For more information about the benefit:
- Contact any county assessor’s office in Idaho
- Call the Tax Commission at (208) 334-7736 in the Boise area or toll free at (800) 334-7756
- Visit the Tax Commission’s 100% Service-Connected Disabled Veterans Benefit webpage
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