DC Updates

“The Good Life” Improves for Nebraska’s Retirees and Disabled Persons

“The Good Life” is becoming more attractive to Nebraska retirees. The Nebraska legislature has recently approved limiting Social Security and military retirement taxation for Nebraska purposes for tax years beginning January 1, 2015. Iowa has had similar tax breaks for several years, and now Nebraska is becoming more competitive.

Staying at Home with Nebraska’s Homestead Exemption

States often offer senior citizens, veterans and disabled taxpayers various tax savings opportunities. Nebraska tries to make home ownership more affordable for these taxpayers through the Homestead Exemption which reduces the real estate tax liability for qualifying taxpayers. The annual applications are accepted after February 1st and  before June 30th each year and affect the following year’s real estate tax liability. The eligibility qualifiers are