Severely and Permanently Disabled Resident Exclusion Filing Date: Within 3 years of purchase Severely and permanently disabled homeowners may qualify to transfer the taxable value of an existing residence to a replacement residence in a participating county, if the market value of the replacement is less than or equal to the market value of the existing residence. Disaster Relief (Misfortune or Calamity) Filing Date: Within 12 months of damage Property that is damaged by a disaster, such as fire, flood or earthquake, may qualify for a temporary reduction in taxable value. Damage to the property must be at least $10,000 and a claim form must be filed. Veterans’ Exemption Filing Date: February 15 for 100% exemption; partial thereafter Unmarried veterans with assets of less than $5,000; married veterans with assets of less than $10,000; or an unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran may apply for the Veterans’ Exemption of $4,000 applied to the assessed property value of their home. This exemption claim must be filed annually. Disabled Veterans’ Exemption Filing Date: February 15 for 100% exemption; partial thereafter Disabled veterans may be eligible for a Disabled Veterans’ Property Tax Exemption under certain conditions: when blind in both eyes; with the loss of the use of two or more limbs; or when totally disabled as a result of injury or disease incurred while in active military service. Unmarried surviving spouses of certain deceased veterans may also qualify. Solar Energy System The initial purchaser of a building with an active solar energy system may qualify for an exclusion from assessment on that portion of the value attributable to the system. When adding a solar energy system to your current home, the new system is automatically excluded from assessment. Call 213.974.3211 or 888.807.2111 for forms and additional information. 17