Special Report

The Most Popular Veterans Benefit in Every State

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Hawaii
> Most popular benefit: Disabled veterans real property tax exemption

Each island has its own tax exemption benefit in place.

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Idaho
> Most popular benefit: Reduced hunting and fishing license and tag fees

Disabled veterans with a service-connected disability rating of 40% or greater only pay $5.75 for combination hunting and fishing licenses and reduced tag fees. Nonresident disabled veterans can obtain hunting licenses for $31.75 and reduced tag fees.

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Illinois
> Most popular benefit: Veteran designation for Illinois state driver’s licenses

The Illinois license plates identify those who served.

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Indiana
> Most popular benefit: Tuition and fee exemption for children of disabled veterans, Purple Heart recipients, and POWs

Remission of tuition and fees may be used at approved state-sponsored universities for up to 124 credits.

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Iowa
> Most popular benefit: Homeownership assistance program

The program provides $5,000 for first time veteran homebuyers.

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