The unremarried spouse will continue to receive this exemption if the applicant is deceased.
In the case of a person permanently confined to a wheelchair claiming this exemption for the first time, an affidavit must be provided showing the facts and certification from a physician describing the circumstance must also be supplied.
A veteran who has been awarded specially adapted housing from the Veteran’s Administration is also eligible for this exemption.
Also, a veteran with a service-connected disability of at least 50% is eligible for an exemption equal to the percentage of the disabled veteran’s disability, applied against the first $120,000 of true and full valuation of fixtures, buildings, and improvements owned and occupied as a homestead.
This program is administered by the County. If you feel you may qualify, or have any questions about this exemption, please contact the Barnes County Tax Equalization Office located in the Barnes County Courthouse at 230 4th Street NW, Room 201 or by phone at (701) 845-8515. Questions can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org