Property tax breaks, disabled veterans exemptions
To receive a disabled veteran exemption, you must either be a veteran who was disabled while serving with the U.S. armed forces or the surviving spouse or child (under age 18 and unmarried) of a disabled veteran or of a member of the armed forces who was killed while on active duty. You must be a veteran of the U.S. armed forces who is classified as disabled by the Veteran's Administration or the armed services branch in which you served and have a service-connected disability. The disabled veteran must be a Texas resident and must choose one property to receive the exemption.
In Texas, veterans with a disability rating of:
- 100% are exempt from all property taxes
- 70 to 100% receive a $12,000 property tax exemption
- 50 to 69% receive a $10,000 property tax exemption
- 30 to 49% receive a $7,500 property tax exemption
- 10 to 29% receive a $5,000 property tax exemption