Veterans Resources

The Assessor's Office is grateful for the dedication and accomplishments of our veterans.

 Sacramento County's Veterans Service office offers assistance with many programs and benefits.

The State Board of Equalization Veteran's Tax Topics offers information on Sales, Use and Property Taxes.

Property Tax Exemptions: the California Constitution and Revenue and Taxation Code section 205.5 provide a property tax exemption for the home of a disabled veteran or an unmarried spouse of a deceased disabled veteran.

You may apply for the Disabled Veteran's Exemption if:

  • You are a totally disabled veteran (service related 100% or 100% unemployable), or are blind in both eyes or have lost the use of more than one limb as a result of injury or disease during military service.    
  • You are the unmarried surviving spouse of a qualifying Disabled Veteran who during the veteran’s lifetime was either receiving the exemption or would have qualified for the exemption had the veteran applied for it.  
  • You are the unmarried surviving spouse of a qualifying veteran who died on active duty as the result of a service-connected disease or injury.

Claim for Disabled Veterans' Property Tax Exemption - BOE-261-G
A comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions​ pertaining to Disabled Veterans’ Exemptions and Veterans’ Exemptions​ is available on the California State Board of Equalization website. ​If you have further questions, call (916) 875-0720​ (8am-4pm). 

January 2017 Floods:  Disaster Relief for Properties Receiving the Disabled Veterans' Exemption 

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Assessor Kathleen Kelleher was one of 12 managers recognized in November 2015 by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve through the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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