Travis County Tax Office

Veterans who are 100% disabled or unemployable are exempt from paying property taxes. The exemption is transferrable to the surviving spouse.


  • You must own your house and live in it as your primary residence
  • The property address must match the address on your government issued photo identification
  • Receive 100%  disability compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a service-connected disability
  • Have a disability rating of 100%  or classified as an unemployable individual from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


By mail

  1. Visit the Travis Central Appraisal District website to complete the exemption application online or use their forms database to download, print and mail your exemption application
  2. Required documents to send with your application:
    • A copy of your state-issued personal identification
    • A letter from the Veteran's Administration showing your VA percentage disability rating
  3. Mail to:

    Travis Central Appraisal District
    P.O. Box 149012
    Austin, TX 78714-9012 

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