Calcasieu Parish Assessor’s Office Announces Additional Homestead Exemption Available for Disabled Veterans
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana – The Calcasieu Parish Assessor’s Office has announced an additional homestead exemption that is available for disabled veterans.
Calcasieu Parish Assessor, Wendy Curphy Aguillard announced that the Assessor’s Office would like to make Veterans aware of a benefit put into law for 2023 to provide additional homestead exemption for disabled veterans.
According to information from the accessor, you must be a disabled Veteran with a 50% or more service-connected disability rating to apply.
Individuals with a disability rating between 50% and 69% receive an additional $2500 exemption from parish property taxes, while those with a disability rating between 70% and 99% receive an additional $4500 exemption, and those with a 100% disability rating receive a total exemption from parish property taxes.
Assessor Wendy Curphy Aguillard indicated that applicants must bring proof of disability form A-25 from the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Anyone needing more information on the qualifications to file and the documentation needed can call the Calcasieu Parish Assessor’s Office at 337-721-3000.