2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 6. Taxation
ARTICLE 1.1. PROPERTY TAXES
CHAPTER 12. Assessed Value Deductions and Deduction Procedures
6-1.1-12-17.5. Claim by World War I veteran
Sec. 17.5. (a) Except as provided in section 17.8 of this chapter and subject to section 45 of this chapter, a veteran who desires to claim the deduction provided in section 17.4 of this chapter (before its expiration) must file a sworn statement, on forms prescribed by the department of local government finance, with the auditor of the county in which the real property, mobile home, or manufactured home is assessed. With respect to real property, the veteran must complete and date the statement in the calendar year for which the veteran wishes to obtain the deduction and file the statement with the county auditor on or before January 5 of the immediately succeeding calendar year. With respect to a mobile home that is not assessed as real property or a manufactured home that is not assessed as real property, the statement must be filed during the twelve (12) months before March 31 of each year for which the individual wishes to obtain the deduction. The statement may be filed in person or by mail. If mailed, the mailing must be postmarked on or before the last day for filing.
(b) The statement required under this section shall be in affidavit form or require verification under penalties of perjury. The statement shall be filed in duplicate if the veteran has, or is buying under a contract, real property in more than one (1) county or in more than one (1) taxing district in the same county. The statement shall contain:
(1) a description and the assessed value of the real property, mobile home, or manufactured home;
(2) the veteran's full name and complete residence address;
(3) the record number and page where the contract or memorandum of the contract is recorded, if the individual is buying the real property, mobile home, or manufactured home on a contract that provides that the individual is to pay property taxes on the real property, mobile home, or manufactured home; and
(4) any additional information that the department of local government finance may require.
Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.52, SEC.2. As amended by Acts 1978, P.L.33, SEC.4; Acts 1979, P.L.56, SEC.15; Acts 1982, P.L.44, SEC.6; Acts 1982, P.L.45, SEC.11; P.L.69-1983, SEC.1; P.L.55-1988, SEC.7; P.L.291-2001, SEC.140; P.L.90-2002, SEC.109; P.L.177-2002, SEC.5; P.L.154-2006, SEC.17; P.L.183-2007, SEC.6; P.L.144-2008, SEC.23; P.L.183-2014, SEC.11; P.L.250-2015, SEC.4.