If you are the surviving spouse of a veteran, you may be entitled to exempt a portion of your property taxes.
You must meet two requirements to qualify:
- Own and live in a Multnomah County home as your primary residence.
- You must be the surviving spouse or surviving partner of a qualified veteran who received an honorable discharge from active duty. The veteran did not have to be disabled for a surviving spouse or partner to be eligible.
- Proof of honorable discharge
- Death certificate AND
- Marriage certificate
You can submit your claim along with the required documentation listed above to: email@example.com
Or mail to:
Multnomah County Assessment, Recording & Taxation
PO Box 2716
Portland, OR 97208-2716
Please remove social security numbers from any documentation prior to submission.
Information: Surviving Spouse Property Tax Exemption Explained
Application: Surviving Spouse Exemption Claim
Statute: ORS 307.250 – 307.283