Proposal would enhance homestead exemption for disabled vets

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 12/18/2013

In describing Ohio as “glaringly behind” almost every other state regarding homestead tax exemptions for severely disabled veterans, Rep. Anne Gonzales is pushing to allow permanently and totally disabled veterans to file for a homestead tax exemption before they are 65 years old.

“At the beginning of the year, Ohio was one of only four states in the U.S. that does not offer any sort of property tax relief for veterans. By passing this bill, we will not become the most generous, but we will finally become competitive with other states,” she said.

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