An Organization that is seeking the Veterans' Organization Exemption shall file with the State Board of Equalization("the Board") a claim for an Organizational Clearance Certificate.
The Assessor may not approve a property tax exemption until the claimant has been issued a valid Organizational Clearance Certificate from the Board.
Claim Form BOE-279 (Claim for organizational Clearance Certificate - Veteran's Organization Exemption) is available on the Board's website (www.boe.ca.gov), or you may request a form by contacting the Exemptions Section at (916) 274-3430
Use this form to notify the Assessor if you are no longer eligible for the disabled veteran's property tax exemption
Attachment only (for BOE-261-G)
Annual Filing is required for any year in which a low-income exemption is claimed. Please refer to the instructions on Form BOE-261-G (claim for disabled veterans), as well as the Schedule for Disabled Veteran's Exemption as shown on form BOE-261-G
This exemption may be available to an elgible owner or veteran spouse of an owner of a dwelling that is occupied as the principal place of residence for the veteran. This exemption may also be available to an elgible owner or veteran spouse of an owner of a dwelling that is subject to supplemental assessments resulting from a change in ownership or completion of new construction.
To receive 100% of the basic or low-income exemption as of the date the claimant or the property qualifies, the initial claim must be filed between the date of qualification and on or before the next following january 1, or 90 days after the date the date of qualification, whichever is later.
For the low-income exemption only, a claim must be filed with your county assessor each year. Following the initial claim, subsequent annual filing periods are as follows:
For more information visit: http://www.boe.ca.gov/proptaxes/exempt.htm
California may provide for the exemption from taxation of the property to the amount of $4,000 if you meet the following criteria:
1.) If you are a resident who is serving in (or has served in) and has been discharged under honorable conditions from service in the armed forces in time of war
2.) Who is the unmarried widow of a deceased veteran
3.) Who is the pensioned parent of a property valued at $5,000 or more
There are more criteria listed on the form itself