Ind. Senate OKs Veteran Tax Exemption Expansion

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 2:12 PM EST) -- The Indiana Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation to expand the scope of its property tax deduction program for disabled veterans.

Currently, the program applies to properties that are worth $143,160 or less. But Senate Bill 135 seeks to raise the qualification cap to $195,600, which will increase participation in the program by nearly 25 percent, lawmakers said.

“Many Americans are still struggling through these uncertain economic times, and our disabled veterans often feel that burden more profoundly,” bill co-author Sen. Doug Eckerty, R-Yorktown, said in...
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