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Veteran's Property Tax Exemption

Qualifications for the Veteran's Exemption, and links to useful agencies.

You may be entitled to a property tax exemption if:

  • You're a 40%-or-more disabled veteran OR
  • You're the surviving spouse or registered domestic partner of a veteran
  • You're an Oregon resident
  • You own your home
  • The home is your primary residence
  • You must file a Disabled Veteran or Surviving Spouse Exemption Claim form with us, along with supporting documents:
    • Disabled veteran:
      • DD-214 showing dates of service and honorable discharge
      • Certificate from the VA, dated within the last 3 years, showing disability rating of 40% or more
      • If property is held in trust, include the revocable trust documentation
    • Surviving spouse/domestic partner:
      • DD-214 showing dates of service and honorable discharge
      • Marriage certificate
      • Veteran's death certificate
      • If property is held in trust, include the revocable trust documentation

The filing period is between January 1st and April 1st.

Forms and information can be obtained from the following:

In Salem:

Oregon Department of Revenue
Telephone: 503-378-4988
Toll free in Oregon: 800-356-4222
TTY (hearing or speech impaired only): 
          800-886-7204, within Oregon
          503-945-8617, in Salem

In Hillsboro:

Department of Assessment & Taxation
155 N First Avenue, Suite 130 MS 8
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Telephone: 503-846-8741
TTY (hearing or speech impaired only): 503-846-8601

Disability, Aging, and Veteran Services
5240 NE Elam Young Pkwy, Ste 300
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Telephone: 503-846-3060
TTY (hearing or speech impaired only): 503-640-6398

Location

Department of Assessment & Taxation

155 N First Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm