Louisiana Property Tax Exemption for Veterans' Spouses, Amendment 4 (2012)
|Property Tax Exemption for Veterans' Spouses Amendment|
|Referred by:||Louisiana State Legislature|
|Status:||On the ballot|
Text of measure
The official ballot text reads as follows:
Do you support an amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation, in addition to the homestead exemption, the next seventy-five thousand dollars of value of property owned and occupied by the spouse of a deceased veteran with a service-connected disability rating of one hundred percent who passed away prior to the enactment of the exemption?
Path to the ballot
The legislatively-referred constitutional amendment required a two-thirds vote from members of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature to be placed on the statewide ballot.