Tax relief for:
Veteran Armed Forces Tax Exemption and Surviving Spouses of Veterans with a Disability
This program is for Veterans who have received a disability rating from the VA (Veteran's Administration) or for their unmarried surviving spouse and minor orphans of a veteran with a disability or of a veteran with a disability who died as a result of military service. As per Utah State Code; Section 59-2-1903 thru 1904.
If you have already qualified for the veteran armed forces tax exemption abatement in 2019. The 2020 veteran armed forces tax exemption Verification Form will be mailed as of January 1, 2020. Please review and return the form by September 1, 2020.
If filing for the first time please see information below:
In order to qualify for the Veteran Armed Forces Tax Exemption or Veteran Spouse Abatement: There must be a service connected disability rating of 10% - 100%. The home or vehicles must be in the applicants name as of September st of current year. The home must be the "primary residence" defined as where the claimant resides.
Along with a completed application, if filing for the first time for the veteran armed forces tax exemption, you must include a copy of your Summary of Benefits letter from the VA. If you did not receive this letter? This letter may be found on the VA's E- Benefits program or you can call the VA at 1-800-827-1000 and request a current benefits letter showing your disability percentage and effective date.
Widows/Widowers who are filing for the first time must also submit a current letter from the VA showing that they are the unmarried widow/widower of the veteran along with the veteran's disability percentage at the time of their death. A copy of the veteran's death certificate is also required when filing for the first time.
If you come into the office when applying for the first time, we will explain the program; how it works and what's available to you.
Due to legislative changes effective January 1 2020, the veteran armed forces tax exemption for tax year 2020 will be applied to the property that the undersigned applicant owns on September 1. 2020. Therefore, property may be purchased by the undersigned applicant in 2020; however, only the property owned by the undersigned applicant on September 1, 2020 will receive the veteran armed forces tax exemption for tax year 2020.
This abatement can be used on real property taxes, or personal property fees that is held exclusively for personal use and not used in a trade or business.
DEADLINE: The deadline to file this application is September 1, 2020.
2020 Veterans with a Disability Application
2020 Veteran's Spouse Abatement Application
Mail completed applications to: / Hand deliver applications to:
Davis County Tax Administration Davis County Tax Administration
Attn: Abatement 61 South Main Street
P.O. Box 618, Suite 101 Farmington, UT 84025
Farmington, Utah 84025
If you have any questions or need help completing the application please call:
Tax Administration at 801-451-3367 or 801-451-3543.
* For more information regarding rules and requirements please visit the Utah State Code 59-2-1903 thru 1904 and/or the Utah State Tax Commission's Standards of Practice under tax relief.