Assessor tells of program for disabled vets

Calcasieu Parish Assessor, Wendy Curphy Aguillard, would like to make Disabled Veterans aware of this program put into law for 2023 to provide an additional homestead exemption.

You must be a disabled Veteran with a 50% or more service-connected disability rating to apply.

50%-69% Disability Rating = Additional $2500 Exemption

70%-99% Disability Rating = Additional $4500 Exemption

100% Disability Rating = Total Exemption From Parish property taxes

Applicants must bring proof of disability form A-25 from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

For more information on the qualifications to file and the documentation needed, please call the Calcasieu Parish Assessor’s Office at 337-721-3000.

May be applied for during regular office hours 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Lake Charles Office, 1011 Lakeshore Dr., #101, Lake Charles.