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The Passaic County Veteran Outpatient Clinic is located at 11 Getty Avenue, Paterson, New Jersey. Services are provided for Veterans Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8:00am thru 4:30pm.

Veterans or Surviving Spouses of a Veteran $250.00 Real Property Tax Deduction

TO QUALIFY, you must be an honorably discharged US Armed Forces war veteran or the unmarried surviving spouse of such a war veteran or the surviving spouse of a serviceperson who served in time of war and died while on active duty.  You must be a property owner and a legal resident of New Jersey and, where applicable, prove that the deceased veteran or serviceperson was a legal resident of New Jersey.

Eligibility criteria must be met as of October 1st of the year prior to the tax year for which deduction is claimed. Applications must be filed with the municipal tax assessor by December 31st. Applications are available at the Assessor’s Office or you can click on the link below. Veterans who served during the periods of peacekeeping missions also must fill out the supplemental form.

Claim form V.S.S. - Tax Deduction claim form for a Veteran or Surviving Spouse of Veteran/Serviceperson
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/vss.pdf


Claim form Supp. D.V.S.S.E./V.S.S. - Supplemental form for Peacekeeping Missions
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/suppform.pdf

for 100% Disabled Veterans or Surviving Spouses

Certain permanently and totally disabled war veterans or the surviving spouses (widows/widowers) of such disabled war veterans and servicepersons are granted a full property tax exemption on their dwelling house and the lot on which it is situated.

TO QUALIFY,
you must be an honorably discharged veteran, who had active service in time of war in the US Armed Forces, or the unmarried surviving spouse of such a disabled veteran. Surviving spouses of servicepersons who died in active service in time of war also qualify. Disability must be certified as 100% permanent and total by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. You must be the owner and a permanent resident in the dwelling and legal resident of New Jersey. In the case of surviving spouses, the deceased spouse must also have been a legal resident of New Jersey.

 Applications can be filed with the Municipal Tax Assessor at any time during the year.  Applications are available at the Assessor's Office or you can click on the link below.  Veterans who served during the periods of peacekeeping missions also must fill out the supplemental form.

The State of New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has two hotlines: benefit hotline 1-888-865-8387 and veterans counseling hotline 1-866-838-7654. The website address is  www.nj.gov/military/veterans 

The New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) in conjunction with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey developed a free 24-hour confidential help line staffed by veterans, volunteers, counselors, and clinical professionals who understand what our service members are going through. By participating in this program the veterans will receive peer support, clinical assessments and case management. Veterans are referred to a comprehensive Mental Health Veterans network of providers within their home of record. Please note that all veterans are eligible for this service, regardless of service branch or whether Active Duty, Guard or Reserve. The hotline number is 1-866-838-7654.

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There is a discount list of products and services available through the County Clerk's office.  Paterson address is 401 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ 973-225-3632 - fax 973-754-1920.

Wanaque address is 1237 Ringwood Avenue, Wanaque, NJ  973-513-9900 - Fax 973-513-9901

Website - www.passaiccountynj.org




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