Those Veterans that are fully disabled as a result of active wartime services are eligible for full exemption from property taxes. The eligibility requirements are as follows:
- Must have had active war time service in the U.S. Armed Forces and been honorably discharged (DD214 required)
- Must have a United States Veteran Administration certification of wartime service-connected disability as described under the exemption application, which can be downloaded above.
- Must wholly own or hold title to the dwelling house for which exemption is claimed;
- Must be a citizen and legal or domiciliary resident of New Jersey.
A surviving spouse of a fully disabled veteran must provide the above documentation for the deceased and cannot have remarried in order to receive this exemption.
Active wartime service periods that qualify for the veteran's property tax deduction can be found on the application. The complete application can be downloaded above.