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Veterans, Disabled & Fraternal Forms

Disabled Veterans' Standard Homestead Exemption Application
This lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $2,500 if your disability is service-connected and you are at least 50% disabled, but less than 70% disabled.  This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $5,000 if your disability is service-connected and you are at least 70% disabled.  Note that this exemption is limited to residential property with an equalized assessed value of less than $250,000. (This is for first time applicants ONLY)

Disabled Veterans' Standard Homestead Exemption Annual Verification Application 
After initial application and approval in the first year you qualify for this exemption, it is required that each year thereafter you renew the exemption using this form. The Chief County Assessment Office will automatically mail these forms to all persons who received this exemption in the previous year. (This should not be used by first time applicants)

Returning Veterans' Homestead Exemption Application 
This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $5,000 in the year you return from active duty in an armed conflict and the following year after.  This can be claimed in addition to the General Homestead Limited Exemption and any applicable Senior Citizen's Exemptions.
 
Veteran's Organization Assessment Freeze Application
This application form can be used by veteran's organizations that meet specific criteria and would like their tax assessment frozen.

This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $2,000, and may be claimed in addition to the Homestead Limited Exemption and the Senior Citizen's Homestead Exemptions, if applicable. (This is for first time applicants ONLY)
 
Annual Verification of Eligibility for the Homestead Exemption for Persons with Disabilities
After initial application and approval in the first year you qualify for this exemption, it is required that each year thereafter you renew the exemption using this verification form. This form is mailed each year to all persons who received this exemption in the previous year. (This should not be used by first time applicants)
 
Physician's Statement for the Homestead Exemption for Persons with Disabilities
If you are unable to provide proof of your disability as shown on the Disabled Persons' Homestead Exemption application, you must submit this form. It must be completed by a licensed physician in the State of Illinois - you will be responsible for any costs incurred for your examination. This form also must be accompanied by either the Disabled Persons Homestead Exemption Application or Annual Renewal Application.
 
Fraternal Organization Assessment Freeze Application 
Application and Affidavit for IRC 501 (c)(2), (c)(8) or (c)(10) Fraternal Organization Assessment Freeze.