What is this service?
A Veterans' Exemption is an initial claim filed with the Assessor for a $4,000 exemption on a residence. This exemption is available to veterans whose assets do not exceed $5,000 or, if married, $10,000. The Veterans' Exemption could be chosen instead of the higher $7,000 Homeowners' Exemption.
Who can use this service?
This service is available to veterans whose assets do not exceed $5,000 or, if married, $10,000.
Is there a charge for this service?
This service is provided free of charge.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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1055 Monterey Street Suite D360 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Tel: (805) 781-5643
Main Office Fax: (805)-781-5641
Real and Business Property Fax: (805)-788-2042
Public Service/Front Counter Fax: (805)-788-2041
Mapping and Transfers Fax: (805)-781-4034
6565 Capistrano Avenue Atascadero, CA 93422
Tel: (805) 461-6143
Fax: (805) 461-6159
Frequently Asked Questions
Who may I contact for further information?
Veterans' Exemptions are processed by our Change in Ownership department (also called the Transfers section). They can be reached by calling our main office switchboard at (805) 781-5643. If you are in the North County, please call our Atascadero office at (805) 461-6143.