Nevada Wartime Veteran’s Tax Exemption applies to residents who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States in any of the following branches: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, the National Guard, or Reserves, while on active duty and the Merchant Marine during time of war or national emergency. The veteran must have served a minimum of 90 continuous day of active duty.
Disabled Veteran’s Exemption which provides for veterans who have a permanent service-connected disability of at least 60%. The amount of exemption is dependent upon the degree of disability incurred. To qualify, the Veteran must have an honorable separation from the service and be a resident of Nevada. The surviving spouse of a disabled veteran, who was eligible for this exemption at the time of his or her death, may also be eligible to receive this exemption.
The exemption amount may be applied to next year’s tax bill on real property the veteran owns. As another option, the veteran may choose to apply the exemption toward the government services and supplemental Governmental Services Taxes when registering vehicle with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
In addition, any person who qualifies for an exemption may in lieu of claiming the exemption elect to, pay to the county tax receiver all or any portion of the amount by which the tax would be reduced if the person claimed the exemption; and direct the county tax receiver to deposit that amount for credit to the Gift Account for the Veterans Home in Southern Nevada or the Gift Account for the Veterans Home in Northern Nevada.
Assessor and Treasurer Pages are available on each county website. Navigate to the appropriate page for information on property tax.