Disabled Veteran Exemption
North Dakota Century Code § 57-02-08.8 & 57-02-08(20)
Residential homes owned and occupied by an individual who is a paraplegic disabled veteran is eligible for an exemption up to $150,000 of the true and full value of fixtures, buildings, and improvements. The land is eligible for the credit. Any un-remarried surviving spouse will continue to receive this exemption if the applicant is deceased.
Disabled Veteran Tax Credit Requirements:
(See North Dakota Century Code 57-02-08(20) and 57-55-10(1) for complete requirements)
- The exemption includes veterans who have been awarded specially adapted housing by the Veterans Administration.
- The exemption is available to the un-remarried surviving spouse of the veteran.
- Income is not considered in determining eligibility for the exemption.
- The paraplegic disability does not have to be service connected.
- Proof of total disability must be established with a certificate from a licensed physician approved by the city governing body where you reside.
NOTE: Provide an affidavit or physician’s certificate and a copy of the Form DD214 showing veteran’s honorable discharge from active military service and evidence from the Department of Veterans Affairs showing award of specially adapted housing when claiming exemption for this status for first time.
If you feel you may qualify for a Disabled Veteran's Exemption on a property that you own, please contact the Grand Forks Assessing Department office for an application or any questions you may have at 701-746-2611.