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Contact Information

Active Duty Military & Spouse Exemption
Commissioner of the Revenue

Phone(540) 658-4132
Fax: (540) 658-4120
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Disabled Veteran Exemption
Amy Epperson
Deputy Commissioner of Revenue

Phone: (540) 658-4132 ext. 1150
Fax: (540) 658-4120

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Physical Address
1300 Courthouse Road
2nd Floor
Stafford, VA 22554-1300 

Mailing Address
PO Box 98
StaffordVA 22555


Active Duty Military
Personal Property owned by active duty military persons whose legal residence is not Virginia, is exempt from taxation under the Service members Civil Relief Act (SCRA). 

To apply for the military exemption program the service member must email the following documents: 

The following property is not eligible for this exemption and is fully taxable:  

  • Property co-owned with any person not active duty military (unless exempted by Military Spouses Residents Relief Act)
  • Property used in a trade or business

Active Duty Military Spouses

On January 1, 2010, motor vehicles and other tangible personal property owned by a spouse of a service member may be subject to the same tax treatment currently accorded the service member, whether the property is owned or titled in the name of the service member, spouse, or both names jointly.

To apply for the military exemption program the service member's spouse must email the following documents:

From the service member

From the service member's spouse: 

Disabled Veterans Tax Relief
The county exercises a local option to provide personal property tax relief on one vehicle for disabled veterans. In order to qualify you must present a Summary of Benefits Letter (sample). The following conditions must be met and be on the summary of benefits letter to qualify:

  • Your disability is service-connected
  • Your disability rating is 100% (or you are rated unemployable)
  • You are considered totally and permanently disabled due to the service-connected disability
  • The date the VA determined your disability was service-connected, 100% permanent and total must be on the letter 

This tax exemption qualifies for Personal Property on one vehicle (most expensive) and tax relief for Real Estate on the principal residence up to 1 acre of land. 


Active Duty Military & Spouses

Disabled Veteran Tax Relief

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