​​​​​​​​Tax Relief for Surviving Spouse​ ​of a Member of the Armed Forces Killed in Action​​​

​Surviving Spouses of ​​certain emergency service providers/first responders are authorized an exemption of real estate taxes as amended in Virginia Constitution, Article X, Section 6-A and §§ 58.1-3219.9 of the Code of Virginia and City of Virginia Beach Code § 35-42.  Surviving spouses may apply for exemption for tax years beginning FY 2016 (July 1, 2015​). ​​

​​AVERAGE ASSESSMENT HISTORY OF SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS BY F​ISCAL YEAR


​FY16

​$305,000

​FY17

​$311,800

​FY18

​$322,000

​FY19

​$330,700

​FY20

​$338,200

FY21​

​$355,400

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Contact the Commissioner's Taxpayer Assistance Department concerning this program.
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