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Federal Veterans Benefits - Helpful Links:
Request a Copy of your military discharge
VA Copay Rates
VA Health Care Benefits Overview
VA Health Care Copay Requirements at a Glance
VA Home Loan Information
VA Medical Center & CBOC Locations
VA Cemetery Gravesite Locator
Veterans Administration - VA.gov
Veterans Choice Program
The Home Base Iowa Program
Home Base Iowa is a one-of-a-kind program assisting veterans and transitioning service members. Currently, Iowa’s unemployment rate is just over four percent, but businesses need skilled workers. This program helps connect these businesses with qualified veterans looking for career opportunities. Countless resources help veterans and their families with education and in transitioning to a new community with focused support and individuals who want to help. Home Base Iowa’s private-public partnership provides a high level of commitment and resources for our veterans, transitioning service members and their families.
More information about the Home Base Iowa Program can be found here.
Iowa Disabled Veteran Homestead Credit:
Description: Tax credit to a disabled veteran who qualifies under code of Iowa chapter 425.15.
Filing Requirements: This credit may be claimed by any disabled veteran of any military forces of the United States, who acquired homestead property under 38 U.S.C. Sections 21.801 and 21.802 or sections 2101 or 2102 provided that the veteran's annual income and that of the veteran's spouse do not exceed $35,000. Verification is required from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that the veteran is qualified for the Homestead Tax Credit and that the veteran has received assistance under the United States Code Sections noted above. Due to the annual income requirement, an application for this credit is required to be filed each year. Income means taxable income for federal income tax purposes plus income from securities of state and other political subdivisions exempt from federal income tax. The amount of the credit is a maximum of the entire amount of tax payable on the homestead.
Veteran Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License
Description: A lifetime hunting and fishing license for persons who are Iowa residents and are veterans as defined by Iowa Code 35.1(2) and who have a service connected disability or were POW's.
State & Federal Email Addresses
Skyler Wheeler - State Representative District 4
Steve King - Federal Representative
Charles Grassley - Federal Senator
Randy Feenstra - State Senator District 2
Daniel A. Huseman - State Representative District 3
Joni Ernst - Federal Senator