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From property tax exemptions to help filing taxes, many resources exist specifically for veterans.
Did you know that the Charitable Checkoff program lets you designate all or part of your Oregon refund to support veterans?
Your tax refund can be donated to support:
Disabled veterans may qualify to "borrow" from the State of
Oregon to pay property taxes to the county.
To qualify, veterans must be determined eligible to receive
or be receiving federal Social Security disability benefits due to disability
or blindness. If you qualify, the Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) will pay
property taxes to the county. Six percent of the taxes are deferred and a lien
will be placed on the property. All taxes plus interest and fees must be repaid.
Applicants must file their requests with their local county
For more information: Contact your county assessor or visit the
Oregon Department of Revenue: Deferral Programs
If you are a disabled veteran, you may be entitled to exempt
some of your homestead property’s assessed value from your property taxes.
To qualify, veterans must be certified by the VA or any
branch of the Armed Forces as having disabilities of 40 percent or more or be
certified each year by a licensed physician as being 40 percent or more
Active duty service members, including National Guard and
Reserve members, may also qualify for a residential property tax exemption.
For more information: contact your county assessor or visit the Oregon Department of Revenue: Exemptions
Disability compensation is a tax free monetary benefit paid to veterans with disabilities that
are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active
For more information: Disability Compensation
Property tax exemptions also apply to qualifying surviving spouses of veterans.
To start a claim, find a veteran service officer near you.
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