Beginning with tax year 2009, disabled veterans may be eligible for substantial property tax assistance.
100% disabled veterans – qualify for exemption of the total appraised value of the home. No property taxes have to be paid.
Sliding scale for other disabled veterans
10-29% – $5,000 exemption
30-49% – $7,500 exemption
50-69% – $10,000 exemption
70-99% – $12,000 exemption
Special tax treatment is also permitted for a disabled veteran’s surviving spouse. The Texas Comptroller publishes an FAQ on this. Contact your property tax office for more information.