Special Report

The Most Popular Veterans Benefit in Every State

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> Most popular benefit: State veterans homes

Alabama provides homes for veterans who need living assistance. The staff at the homes also provide activities and outings that keep resident veterans active and engaged.

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> Most popular benefit: Alaska property tax exemption

Alaska’s property tax exemption provides a tax break on the first $150,000 of assessed value of the home for veterans with a 50% or greater disability rating.

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> Most popular benefit: Special license plates

Arizona offers special license plates that recognize and honor military veterans. The funds from the plates provide grants to nonprofit organizations for the benefit of veterans in Arizona.

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> Most popular benefit: State tax exemption on military retirement pay

Military pensions are exempt from state taxes, saving veterans money.

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> Most popular benefit: Qualified veterans mortgage bonds

The mortgage bonds provide flexible financing for veterans purchasing homes in the state of California

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