Property Tax Relief for Disabled Veterans

To receive tax relief as a disabled veteran, one of the following categories must be met:

1. A service-connected disability that resulted in:

                           a)  Paraplegia OR
                           b)  Permanent paralysis of both legs and lower part of the body resulting from traumatic injury or disease to the spinal cord or brain; OR
                           c)  Loss, or loss of use of, two (2) or more limbs; OR
                           d)  Legal blindness

2. A service-connected permanent and total disability or disabilities, as determined by the United States Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

3. A 100% total and permanent disability rating from being a prisoner of war.

4. Must own and use property as primary residence.  The maximum market value on which tax relief is calculated is $175,000.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

For more information on the changes to the Property Tax Relief Program read Public Chapter No. 1065.

To apply for this benefit please contact the County Trustee's office in your county. Use the Tennessee Trustee website to find your County Trustee contact information.