Effective October 1, 2022, residential real property owned by a veteran who has been classified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as having a total and permanent disability as a result of a service-incurred or service-aggravated condition or is paid at the 100% disability rating level as a result of unemployability, is eligible for reduction in assessed value of $445,000, provided that:
The property must be occupied by the disabled veteran and contain no more than five dwelling units (including the unit occupied by the owner);
- The property must be the principal residence of the disabled veteran;
- The disabled veteran must have at least 50% ownership of the property as shown by deed;
- The disabled veteran must be domiciled in the District; and
- Total household income cannot exceed the limit applicable to Senior/Disabled Tax Relief, currently $154,750 for TY2024.
Properties receiving the Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Deduction are not eligible for the Homestead, Senior Citizen/Disabled Tax Relief or tax cap credit.
Before you begin the application, please answer a few screening questions
VETERANS HOMESTEAD TAX DEDUCTION APPLICATION
To qualify for the Veteran Homestead Tax Deduction, you must be domiciled* in the District of Columbia and the property for which you are applying must be your principal residence.
At least one owner must be classified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as having a total and permanent disability as a result of a service-incurred condition or service-aggravated condition or is paid at the 100% disability rating level as a result of unemployability (IU).
Veteran must maintain at least 50% ownership of the property as shown by deed.
Total household federal adjusted gross income for 2024 must be less than $154,750
Active-Duty Military Service Members: Submit Form DD-2058, State of Legal Residence Certificate, with your Disabled Veterans Homestead application. Form DD-2058 must have been submitted to your local military command Finance Office to indicate the District as your domicile.
You do not qualify for the Homestead Deduction if:
• You move to a new home, you must submit the ASD-105: Cancellation of Homestead Deduction application, which can be found at: www.MyTax.DC.gov
• The property for which you are applying is held in an irrevocable trust (except a special needs trust).
• The property record owner is a corporation, LLC or other business entity (except a Partnership in which all Partners occupy the property as their principal residence).
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