Property Tax Exclusion

A N.C. property tax homestead exclusion (G.S. 105-277-1C), for honorably discharged veterans who are permanent and total, service connected disabled, and their surviving spouses began January 1, 2009.

The exclusion applies to a residence owned and occupied by a qualified veteran. The first $45,000 of appraised value of the residence is excluded from taxation. An owner who receives this section may not receive other property tax relief.

Applying for Property Tax Exclusion

To apply, complete and submit FORM AV9 with the tax office by June 1, along with FORM NCDVA-9 certified by Secretary of NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, or Secretary's designed, or evidence of benefits received for specially adapted housing under 38 USD2101. To obtain that certification the veteran can complete the NCDVA-9 form and return it to our office at:

Carteret County Veterans Services
3710 John Platt Drive #B
Morehead City, NC 28557

or send the completed form to:

VARO Winston-Salem
251 North Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27155