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Disability Exemption Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What property tax exemptions are available for the disabled?
A. If you are certified totally and permanently disabled, you may qualify for the Homestead Exemption. Up to one-half of your home's assessed value, or $25,000 (whichever is greater) could be exempt from taxes. See Homestead FAQ for full details on qualifying. Applications must be submitted by June 1st. 

If you are a disabled veteran who has a total and permanently service-connected disability or who received benefits under 38 U.S.C, 2101, you may be qualified for an exemption from property taxes of up to $45,000 on your permanent residence. NCGS 105-277.1C

If you are a disabled military veteran who became disabled during WWII, the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam Era, any vehicle given to you by the United States government on account of disabilities occurring during those times of conflict is exempt. NCGS 105-275(5)

If you are a disabled military veteran who owns a motor vehicle that is altered with special equipment to accommodate your service-connected disability, your special equipment vehicle may be exempt. This exemption applies only to disabled veterans that qualify for benefits as provided in 38 U.S.C. 101(2) and 3901. NCGS 105-275(5a)