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S.F. No. 3261 - Disabled veterans homestead exclusion modifications (as proposed to be amended by the A-2)
Author: Senator Bruce D. Anderson
Prepared By: Eric S. Silvia, Senate Counsel (651/296-1771)
Priyanka Premo, Senate Counsel (651/296-3914)
Date: April 25, 2018


S.F. 3261 makes the following changes to the disabled veterans homestead exclusion:

  • Allows a spouse to carry over the benefit for a new property, provided that the new property is less than or equal to the estimated market value of the property that was first subject to the exclusion.
  • Removes the exclusion on properties that are sold to non-qualifying owners, so that the new owners will not receive the benefit in the following taxes payable year.
  • Changes the application deadline date from July 1 to December 15.

This bill also authorizes the county assessor and county veterns service officer to share and disclose information necessary to determine a client's eligibility for the exclusion.

Effective date. Effective for taxes payable beginning in 2018. 

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