Blind & Disabled

Blind & Disabled Persons Exemption

$12,480 is deducted from the assessed value of the property. Applicants must bring proof of blindness or disability when filing. The individual's income cannot exceed $17,000 and proof of income is required. The social security award certificate or a doctor's statement is required when filing.

Disabled Veterans Deduction

Applicants must furnish the Auditor with their DD214 and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) letter of compensation. If applicants do not have both the DD214 and the USDVA letter of compensation, they will be required to acquire State Form 51186 from the Veteran's Administration (VA) Office. The deduction applies only to disabled veterans. Within certain guidelines, these veterans are eligible for a deduction ranging from $14,000 to $38,960. To obtain State Form 51186 please contact the VA office by calling 317-232-3910.