Homestead Credit for Senior Citizens or Disabled Persons

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Homestead Tax Credit for Senior Citizens or Disabled Persons  (NDCC § 57-02-08.1)

You may be eligible for North Dakota's Homestead Tax Credit Program if you are:

  •  65 years of age or older       

                   OR

  • Permanently and totally disabled

Qualified homeowners receive a credit to reduce property taxes on their home.
Qualified renters receive a partial refund of their rent.

Property Tax Credit Homeowner Requirements for Senior Citizens:

(See North Dakota Century Code for complete requirements)

  • You must be 65 years of age or older in the year for which the application is made.
  • For a husband and wife who are living together, only one may apply for the credit. The person applying for the credit must be 65 years of age or older.
  • You must reside on and have an ownership interest in the property as of February 1st of the year credit is claimed.
  • Your total income from all sources may not exceed $42,000 after deducting medical expenses paid out of your pocket.
  • Your assets, on the assessment date, may not exceed $500,000 including the market value of your homestead.

Link to Brochure for Homestead Senior Citizen Property Tax Credit
Link to Guideline for Homestead Senior Citizen Property Tax Credit
Link to Homeowner Application

Property Tax Credit Homeowner Requirements for Disabled Persons:
(See North Dakota Century Code for complete requirements)

  • The applicant must be permanently and totally disabled.
  • Proof of permanent and total disability must be established with a certificate from a licensed 
    physician or a written determination of disability from the social security administration or any 
    federal or state agency authorized to certify an individual’s disability
  • There is no age requirement for the disabled person's credit.
  • You must reside on and have an ownership interest in the property for which the credit is claimed.
  • Your total income from all sources may not exceed $42,000 after deducting medical expenses paid out of your pocket.
  • Your assets, on the assessment date, may not exceed $500,000 including the market value of your homestead. 

Link to Brochure for Disabled Persons Property Tax Credit
Link to Guideline for Disables Persons Property Tax Credit
Link to Homeowners Application form

NOTE:  Please provide an affidavit or physician’s certificate if claiming a Disabled Persons Tax Credit for first time.

Link to Physician's Certificate Form

Renter's Applications must be sent to : 

Office of State Tax Commissioner
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 127
Bismarck, ND 58505-0599.

Link to Guidelines for Additional Renters Program Information.

 

If you would like assistance filling out the application or for more detailed tax credit and exemption information, please contact the Grand Forks Assessing Department office at 701-746-2611


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