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GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: This application is for use in claiming an exemption from taxation for the installation or construction of solar and wind- powered energy devices pursuant to Tax Code Section 11.27. 1 1 12.454 12.458 re H‰4ͱ EMC 10.4379 TL Applications for property tax exemptions are filed with appraisal districts. 96-1045 (05/2018) BT "F$H:R��!z��F�Qd?r9�\A&�G���rQ��h������E��]�a�4z�Bg�����E#H �*B=��0H�I��p�p�0MxJ$�D1��D, V���ĭ����KĻ�Y�dE�"E��I2���E�B�G��t�4MzN�����r!YK� ���?%_&�#���(��0J:EAi��Q�(�()ӔWT6U@���P+���!�~��m���D�e�Դ�!��h�Ӧh/��']B/����ҏӿ�?a0n�hF!��X���8����܌k�c&5S�����6�l��Ia�2c�K�M�A�!�E�#��ƒ�d�V��(�k��e���l ����}�}�C�q�9 The Comptroller's Solar and Wind-Powered Energy Device Exemption Guidelines (PDF) assist local officials in the administration of the exemption for solar and wind-powered energy devices and are published by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts as required by Tax Code Section 11.27. The amount of exemption is determined according to percentage of service-connected disability. 0 The owner cannot receive both exemptions. Q Texas law allows for a number of exemptions for charitable organizations and businesses. More information on the amount of the exemption can be found in the FAQ- Disabled Veterans Exemption. There is no state property tax. Tax Code Section 11.131 entitles a disabled veteran who receives 100 percent disability compensation due to a service-connected disability and a rating of 100 percent disabled or of individual unemployability to a total property tax exemption on the veteran's residence homestead. Please refer to the Comptroller's publication Texas Property Tax Exemptions (PDF) for more information about these exemptions. H���yTSw�oɞ����c [���5la�QIBH�ADED���2�mtFOE�.�c��}���0��8�׎�8G�Ng�����9�w���߽��� �'����0 �֠�J��b� Way back in 1978, Texas voters approved a constitutional amendment to exempt solar power and wind turbine equipment from property taxes. :#î If you have questions or need information on applying for an exemption from the Texas franchise tax, sales tax or hotel occupancy tax, please call 800-252-5555. 1 1 12.574 12.366 re h޴VmS�6�+�Ӂջ�f�B8Z�c0-7e��st��;c��뻫8 �Ihi���vi�z��8�gq3!� 2aq̙�1��I���L��� �k��0L(C�D�I��H�D!fR 2NP����E BT endstream endobj 193 0 obj <>/Subtype/Form/Type/XObject>>stream Property tax exemptions allow businesses and homeowners to exclude the added value of a solar system from the valuation of their property for taxation purposes. Q Applicants may find a list of individuals and organizations that may provide free or reduced-fee legal assistance with the State Bar of Texas at https://www.texasbar.com/. The Comptroller's publication Property Tax Exemptions (PDF) offers a short summary of the exemption provisions. Property tax in Texas is a locally assessed and locally administered tax. W To qualify for the age 65 or older local option exemption, the owner must be age 65 or older and live in the house. endstream endobj 180 0 obj <>/Subtype/Form/Type/XObject>>stream Generally speaking, when you hire someone to install solar panels or a wind turbine, they will request a permit from your local government. 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Tax Code Section 11.22 provides partial exemptions for any property owned by disabled veterans and surviving spouses and children of deceased disabled veterans and Tax Code Section 11.132 provides a partial exemption for residence homesteads donated to disabled veterans by charitable organizations that also extends to surviving spouses who have not remarried.