Disabled Veteran & Surviving Spouse Exclusion

Veterans and surviving spouses that qualify for this program will receive an exclusion of the first $45,000 of assessed value on their permanent residence.


  • Honorably discharged disabled veterans
  • Unmarried surviving spouses
  • Totally and permanently disabled
  • Service connected disability
  • No age or income limitations
  • Permanent residence
  • Must meet qualifications January 1
  • One-time application required
  • Application deadline is June 1

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 designee, or evidence of benefits received for specially adapted housing under 38 USD2101.