Lawmaker continues push to exempt disabled vets from property taxes

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 04/19/2013

Sen. Tim Schaffer is not giving up on a bill to establish a property tax exemption for certain military veterans.

Senate Bill 27 marks the Lancaster lawmaker’s third attempt to exempt homesteads of totally and permanently disabled veterans from real property taxation or the manufactured home tax.

“A constituent in my district approached me with this legislation. He informed me that numerous other states give property tax relief to 100-percent service disabled veterans,” said Schaffer, a Republican.

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