Section 6 of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia was amended effective January 1, 2021 to establish the exemption from local property taxation for one vehicle (i.e. car or truck) used primarily by or for a 100% service-connected, totally and permanently Disabled Veteran. The vehicle may be owned (not leased) by the Disabled Veteran or their spouse.
Please read the requirements below to see if you qualify.
To receive an exemption, complete the application and provide the supporting documentation as described below. You must file the Veteran application for Property Tax Exemption and provide supporting documentation as described below.
• The United States Department of Veterans Affairs must have determined that the veteran has a 100% service-connected, total and permanent disability or a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to a service-connected disability.
• Documentation from the Department of Veterans Affairs must be provided with the first request.
• To request a statement from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs confirming a 100% service-connected disability, you may submit Department of Veterans Affairs Form 21-4138.
Personal Property Ownership
• The motor vehicle (i.e. car or truck) must be owned by the veteran and/or spouse
. • Leased vehicles and vehicles owned by a business will not qualify.
The vehicle must be used primarily by or for the veteran.