Disabled Veterans Exemption
Eligibility Requirements: In order to be eligible for the exemption, the disabled veteran must have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States.
They must be a Michigan resident. Additionally, they must meet one of the following criteria:
(a) Has been determined by the United States department of veterans’ affairs to be permanently and totally disabled as a result of military service and entitled to veterans’ benefits at the 100% rate.
(b) Has a certificate from the United States veterans’ administration, or its successors, certifying that he or she is receiving or has received pecuniary assistance due to disability for specially adapted housing. (c) Has been rated by the United States department of veterans’ affairs as individually unemployable.
The unremarried surviving spouse of the disable veteran is eligible for the exemption based upon the eligibility of their spouse; therefore the spouse must also be a Michigan resident. The exemption will continue only as long as the surviving spouse remains unremarried.
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