General Veterans Exemption Information
The State of Wyoming offers a Veteran’s Exemption for any qualified veteran or spouse that served during a conflict and currently resides in the State of Wyoming. The exemption can be used applied either to the property tax of the home where you reside or as a discount on your license plates. You are allowed 3000 assessed value each year and are required to make application each year.
MILITARY SERVICE QUALIFICATION
Pursuant to W.S. 39-13-105, to be eligible for the Wyoming Veterans Exemption, you must meet Criteria 1 or Criteria 2 below.
I meet at least one of the following requirements:
- I am an honorably discharged veteran of the Second World War, who served in the military between December 7, 1941 and December 31, 1946;
- I am an honorably discharged veteran of the Korean War emergency, who served in the military service of the United States between June 27, 1950 and January 31, 1955;
- I am an honorably discharged veteran of the Vietnam War emergency, who served in the military service of the United States between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975.
- I am an honorably discharged veteran who served in the military service of the United States, who was awarded the armed forces expeditionary medal or other authorized service or campaign medal indicating service for the United States in any armed conflict in a foreign country.
- I am a disabled veteran with a compensable service connected disability certified by the Veterans Administration or a branch of the armed forces of the United States.
I meet all of these requirements:
- I am the surviving spouse of a veteran who met one or more requirements in Criteria 1 above. As a surviving spouse, I also meet all of the following requirements:
- At the time of my spouse’s death, both my spouse and I were residents of Wyoming.
- I have been a resident of Wyoming for three years at the time of this application.
- I have not remarried.