Exemption for Veterans with a Service-Connected Total & Permanent Disability
Florida law provides additional property tax relief for residents who have served in the United States military.
A veteran who was honorably discharged from the armed forces and who sustained a "service-connected total and permanent disability" can qualify for exemption from all ad valorem taxes on his or her homesteaded property.
To qualify the veteran must
Be a permanent resident of Florida on January 1 of the year that he or she is applying
Have a homestead exemption
Have been honorably discharged from the military
Have sustained a service-connected total and permanent disability
The widow or widower of a service member whose death was the result of a service-connected disabling injury or who died while serving in the military, can also benefit from this exemption.
All property Tax Exemption Applications are due March 1st.
Applying for your Veteran Service-Connected Total & Permanent Disability Exemption
- Download the application form .
- Complete the application form.
- Attach VA letter 27-333.
- Mail both forms to:
PO BOX 013140
MIAMI FL 33101-3140
A receipt is mailed in approximately four weeks of the Property Appraiser receiving your application.
Or, file in person by visiting one of the offices:
Additional locations are available during January and February.
This application must be filed on or before March 1st.