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Veteran Homestead Property Tax Exemptions

Take your VA Benefit Summary Letter* to the Escambia County Property Appraiser's Office to apply.

  • $5,000 Veterans Discount for honorably discharged Veterans disabled to a degree of 10% or more (Florida Statute 196.24)
  • Combat Related Exemption for honorably discharged Veterans OVER THE AGE OF 65 with a documented COMBAT RELATED service-connected disability (Florida Statute 196.082)
  • Veterans Total Exemption for honorably discharged Veterans with service-connected disabilities rated TOTALLY and PERMANENTLY disabled (Florida Statute 196.081)

    The Veteran’s exemption MAY carry over to the un-remarried surviving spouse.  Please contact the Escambia County Property Appraiser’s Office regarding all eligibility questions and application process.

Other Useful Information:

Escambia County Tax Collector Website

Florida Department of Revenue Website 

Property Tax Benefits for Active Duty Military and Veterans (FL Dept of Rev Flyer)

IRS Tax Information for Members of the Military / Veterans

*VA Benefit Summary letters are mailed annually to every Veteran receiving benefits the first week in December.  If you have not received one likely your address needs to be updated with the VA.  You can go to the VA Website to print your VA Benefit Summary Letter to take to the Property Appraiser's Office.

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