For Office Use Only Name of applicant_________________________________Assessment year_____________ Assessor’s signature_______________________________Date________________________ Approved Denied CR-DVHE70 Market Value Exclusion on Homestead of Disabled Veterans with 70 Percent or More Disability Type or Print Provides for market value exclusion for homesteads of disabled veterans Applications are due by July 1. Read instructions before completing. Please note that there is a separate application for veterans with total (100 percent) and permanent disability. Last Name First Name M.I. Social Security Number Spouse’s First Name Spouse’s Last Name M.I. Social Security Number Address (Cannot be a P.O. Box Number) City State Date of Birth Zip Code County Property ID Number (from property tax statement) Check one: Is this property your homestead? Sign Here Check All That Apply Yes No Check all boxes that apply. You must have a U.S. Government Form DD214 or other official military discharge papers, and must be certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as having a service-connected disability of 70 percent or more. Check one: I have attached the appropriate documentation certifying that I have been honorably discharged and verifying my disability status. Yes No By signing below, I certify that the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. Signature of Applicant Signature of Spouse Date Please mail completed application and required attachments to your county assessor. (Rev. 10/13) Daytime Phone Form CR-DVHE70 Instructions Who is eligible? You may be eligible for a market value exclusion of up to $150,000 on homestead property if you are a United States military veteran with a service-connected disability of 70 percent or more. You may be eligible for a market value exclusion of up to $300,000 on homestead property if you are a United States military veteran with total (100 percent) and permanent service-connected disability. If you are 100 percent and permanently disabled, you must complete form CR-DVHE100 (Market Value Exclusion on Homestead Property of Veterans with Total and Permanent Disability). You must be able to verify honorable discharge from the United States armed forces as indicated by U.S. Government Form DD214 or other official military discharge papers. You must also be certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as having service-connected disability. Homestead Property This application is not a substitute for a homestead application. You must apply for and be granted homestead on a qualifying property prior to applying for this market value exclusion. How to Apply Use of Information Any veteran qualifying for the $150,000 exclusion must reapply by July 1 of each year to continue to be eligible for the exclusion. Penalties Complete the entire application fully and legibly. Attach all proper documentation. Mail the application and the required documentation to your county assessor by July 1 of the current year to be eligible for exclusion in the next payable tax year. If you are married and you own your home jointly, both you and your spouse must sign the form. Required Attachments Please attach official military discharge papers (United States Government Form DD214 or other) to verify that you have been honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces. Please also attach any forms that verify your service-connected disability status as certified by the United States Veterans Affairs department. It is acceptable to supply one letter provided by the VA containing all of the above information. The information on this form is required by Minnesota Statutes, section 273.13 to properly identify you and determine if you qualify for the market value exclusion. Your Social Security number is required. If you do not provide the required information, your application may be delayed or denied. Making false statements on this application is against the law. Minnesota Statutes, section 609.41, states that anyone giving false information in order to avoid or reduce their tax obligations is subject to a fine of up to $3,000 and/or up to one year in prison. Additional Resources Your county’s Veterans Service Office and Assessor’s Office should be able to assist you with properly filling out this form. A fact sheet may be found on the Department of Revenue’s website at www.taxes.state.mn.us.