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Wheelchair or Disabled Veteran

If you are permanently confined to a wheelchair, you are eligible for an exemption of up to $100,000 on the building portion of your valuation for property taxes.

If you are a paraplegic disabled veteran, you are eligible for an exemption of up to $120,000 on the building portion of your valuation for property taxes.

If you are permanently confined to a wheelchair and claiming this exemption for the first time, you must provide an affidavit showing the facts of your condition. You must also supply a certification from a physician or the Social Security Administration that describes your circumstances.

A veteran who has been awarded specially adapted housing from the Veteran's Administration is also eligible for this exemption, as is a veteran with a service-connected disability of at least 50%.

The unremarried spouse will continue to receive this exemption if the applicant is deceased.

View a detailed description of this exemption as a PDF file (containing three pages). You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open this document.

If you feel you may qualify or have any questions about this exemption, please call the City of Fargo Assessment Department at 701-241-1340.