Franklin County Government Human Services Building
Franklin County Veteran Affairs
The program provides real estate tax exemption for any honorably discharged veteran who is 100% total and permanently disabled, a resident of the Commonwealth and has a financial need.
425 Franklin Farm Lane
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Eligibility: Eligibility is based on:
• Served in the military honorably
• Served during established war service dates (DOC) as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (The following decorations can also be used to establish wartime service: Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal or Navy Expeditionary Medal. )
• Must have a 100% total and permanent service-connected disability rating by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or as a result of military service.
• Must be a resident of the Commonwealth
• Must occupy the real estate as his/her principal dwelling is owned solely by the veteran or the veteran and spouse.
Additionally, must prove financial need:
• Veteran must prove financial need according to the criteria established by the State Veterans Commission if their annual income exceeds $ 92,594 and they will look at the household income.
• Applicants with an annual income of $88,607 until the end of the year and then $92,594 or less are given a rebuttable presumption to have a need for the exemption
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Individuals should call the office to schedule an appointment for services.
Fee Amounts: Services are provided at no cost.
Helpful Tips: Upon the death of a qualified veteran, tax exemption may pass on to the unmarried surviving spouse if financial need can be shown.
Facility/ADA access: Wheelchair Accessible
Languages Spoken: English
Service Contact: 717-263-4326
  • Disability Benefits
  • Veteran Membership Organizations
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Franklin County Government Human Services Building
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