…from Jennifer Gomric Minton, St. Clair County Assessor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                    FOR MORE INFORMATION:
August 18, 2015                                                                                 618-285-2704                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Belleville, IL-The Governor has sign SB107 into law.  This bill made changes to the Disabled Veteran’s Homestead Exemption.  For taxable years 2015 and thereafter: if a veteran has a service connected disability certified by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, they are entitled to an exemption as follows:
% of Disability
Previous Exemption
After SB107
Exempt from taxation
Veterans that have already filed for their exemption under the previous statute will see the adjustment automatically through St. Clair County. Veterans that are 30%-49% service related disabled will need to apply with the PTAX 342 form.  Applications can be obtained at the St. Clair County Assessor’s office or online at