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In the great state of Texas, once you are a 100%. You don't have to pay property taxes, If I the veteran cease to live. Does my wife still receive that tax benifit?

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They will still get the benefit, as a new law was just pasted. Also, while you must be 100% to get ALL the property tax paid for, you get can a reduction in your property tax here in Texas based upon your level of disability percentage. My normal property tax would be $2,000.00, and based on 50% disability my property tax is $1,200.00. Next year it should go down some more, as I'm 70% now. So, Texas Vets can save some money even if they are not 100%. The best thing is this new law.

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I am afraid of Texans. It's a hangin' state, and I am liberal-hippy-flower-child. But, no property tax may make me a Texan. I will look into this. I know I have family in Lubbock.

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They will still get the benefit, as a new law was just pasted. Also, while you must be 100% to get ALL the property tax paid for, you get can a reduction in your property tax here in Texas based upon your level of disability percentage. My normal property tax would be $2,000.00, and based on 50% disability my property tax is $1,200.00. Next year it should go down some more, as I'm 70% now. So, Texas Vets can save some money even if they are not 100%. The best thing is this new law.

Papa

Papa, That's great in both counts 1. It will continue for my wife, 2. That your at 70%, Hell you should 200%, damn VA games.

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Texas is a big state and you can find liberal and conservative in many places. But if you are a fisherman there are plenty of places not into politics either.

I don't know of a politician in Texas worth the powder to blow them up something my Dad used to tell me and I agree with him now.

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