Disabled veterans of military service may be eligible for up to a $196,262 exemption towards their property’s assessment. Qualifying veterans must have been disabled due to a service-related injury or disease while in the armed forces, and must be a resident of California as of January 1 of the year in which they are applying for an exemption.

Veterans with 100% disability, or partially disabled and unemployable, or their unmarried surviving spouses, are eligible for up to a $130,841 exemption. If total household income does not exceed $56,101, the 100% disabled veteran may qualify for up to a $196,262 exemption.

Qualifying income levels are subject to change.

Only disabled veterans may qualify and as a rule, the Department of Veterans Affairs will provide determination letter.
No. The property must be owned by the veteran or their spouse.
No. Only one exemption may be applied and the Disabled Veterans’ Exemption will supersede any other exemption on the property.