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Military Tax Exemption

Military Tax Exemption

To Apply:

Applications can be made in person or online by way of the tax credit links at the bottom of a property report. Applications must be made with the Assessor on or before July 1 of the year the exemption is first claimed. The exemption remains in effect until the property owner is no longer eligible. (Refer to Code of Iowa Chapter 426)

  • To apply online, use the parcel/property search to pull up your property record
  • On the report, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Scott County Tax Credit Applications
  • Click on the appropriate credit, in this case the Military Service Tax Credit
  • Fill out and digitally sign the form, and click “Save”
  • Optionally email yourself and/or download a copy
  • "Submit Application" and the application will be to sent directly to the Assessor’s Office

To Qualify:

Qualification is determined based on residency (pay Iowa income tax), type of discharge and time served. Military veterans including Iowa National Guard and United States Reservists may qualify. Unless already recorded with the county, bring honorable discharge paper DD214 to be recorded.

Contact the Scott County Asessor's Office or Davenport City Assessors’ Office for additional information.

Find more information at: https://tax.iowa.gov/property-tax-credits-and-exemptions

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