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Is There A New Tax Break For Veterans With Disabilities?

They served our country overseas, and then came home to rigors of everyday life, but for some soldiers, life at home can be tougher than life abroad—especially if they come home with a disability. In Oklahoma there are over 84,000 disabled vets, and many of them have a hard time making ends meet, but a new law signed by Gov. Mary Fallin could change many of these veterans’ lives. Is There A New Tax Break For Veterans With Disabilities? The Governor has just signed a bill that could exempt almost 3,000 disabled vets from having to pay property taxes. The bill goes into effect on November the 1st, and could help solve financial woes for veterans struggling to keep up with their house payments, but does this help come too late? Any disabled vets who make $20,000 or less may qualify for the new homestead exemption, and in a year…
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Do Veterans Have To Wait In Line For Social Security Benefits?

You served your country and protected the freedoms of the citizens of the United States of America, but your sacrifice had a price, and now you have returned home with a disability. Unfortunately, this can make working after you return from duty impossible. However, our country’s Social Security system has you covered, and your wait for processing might be shorter than you expected. How Can Soldiers And Veterans With Disabilities Claim Benefits? Both the VA and Social Security have disability programs to help support veterans and wounded warriors, but qualifications for these Social Security programs are different from the qualifications used by Veteran Affairs. If wounded warriors and veterans are to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, they must have a medical condition or conditions that prevent them from doing substantial work. These conditions must also last—or be expected to last—for at least a year, and if not the condition…
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