Certain Disabled Veterans Exemption

Certain Disabled Veterans Exemption (RSA 72:36-a)

Any resident who may be eligible for an exemption must file a Permanent Application State form PA-29 (PDF) with the Assessing Department.

If your property is held in a trust, you must supply a copy of the trust instrument and "A Statement of Qualification" (PA-33) (PDF) must be completed and submitted with documents. (All documents submitted shall be handled to protect the privacy of the applicant).

Applications must be received by April 15th.

Guidelines:

  • Any person discharged from military service of United States under conditions other than dishonorable or an officer who is honorably separated from military service or surviving spouse of the same shall be exempt from all taxation on said homestead. Provided that the person or officer is:
    • a) Is 100 percent permanently and totally disabled as prescribed in 38 C.F.R. 3.340, total and permanent total ratings and unemployability; or
    • b) Is a double amputee of the upper or lower extremities or any combination thereof, or paraplegic, as the result of service unemployability; or
    • c) Has blindness of both eyes with visual acuity of 5/200 or less, as the result of service connection.
  • A specially adapted homestead which has been acquired with the assistance of the Veterans Administration or which has been acquired using proceeds from the sale of any previous homestead which was acquired with the assistance of the Veterans Administration
  • Owner of the property on April 1st of application year
  • Principal place of abode
  • Applicant must apply with a copy of DD214 or equivalent declaring proof of service; List of documents verifying military service (PDF)
  • Satisfactory proof of such requirements 
  • Notify Assessor's Office of any change of address