Veteran's Exemption

The Veterans Exemption in the amount of $2,650 assessed is applicable to honorably discharged veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States who have six months residency in Nevada, served a minimum of ninety (90) days of active duty, and who were assigned to active duty sometime during one of the following periods:

  • April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918
  • December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946
  • June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955
  • January 1, 1961 to May 7, 1975
  • Sept, 26, 1982 to Dec. 1, 1987
  • Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1991
  • Aug. 2, 1990 to April 11, 1991
  • Dec. 5, 1992 to March 31, 1994
  • Nov. 20, 1995 to Dec. 20, 1996

It also includes those who were serving on active duty on August 2, 1990 or thereafter in connection with carrying out the authorization granted to the President of the United States in PUBLIC LAW 102-1 (Persian Gulf Crisis) and who received an honorable discharge or certificate of satisfactory service from the Armed Forces of the United States, or having so served, are still serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. Members of the Merchant Marine who served in support of PUBLIC LAW 102-1 also qualify.

When filing for the first time, it is necessary to bring in a copy of your separation papers showing dates of entry and honorable discharge or release from active duty.