Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Please call to make an appointment to visit with VSO Shane Walter about any benefits you may be eligible for!

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 233
Orange City, IA   51041

Phone: 712-737-2999

Veterans Affairs

The Sioux County Veterans Affairs Commission meets at 1:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month unless otherwise posted, in the Veterans Affairs office at the courthouse. Meetings are open to the public. Agenda item requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the close of the business day prior to the date of the scheduled meeting which allows for posting of the agenda in compliance with Iowa law.

Chairman - Roger A. Johnson
Secretary - Peter DeBeer
Commissioner - Virginia L. Linneman
Administrator - Shane A. Walter



Iowa artist work pays tribute to Service Members and Veterans
2015 Copay Rates
2015 Income Threshold Data for veteran healthcare enrollment (Sioux County)
2015 Health Care Benefits Overview
Veterans Choice Fact Sheet
GI Bill
Iowa Department of Veteran Affairs
Iowa DOT Certificate of Eligibility for Veteran Designation
Iowa Veterans Home
Korean War Veterans National Museum and Library
National Association of State Directors of Veteran Affairs
National WWII Memorial
News from Washington
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome: The PTSD Help Network
Request a Copy of your military discharge
Sioux County Veteran Assistance
VA Benefits
VA Copay Requirements at a Glance
VA Home Loan Information
VA Medical Centers and Community Based Outpatient Clincs(CBOC)
VA Nationwide Gravesite Locator
Veteran's Administration

Iowa Disabled Veteran DNR 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.

Additional information and instructions for applying for this benefit may be found on the Iowa DNR website or by accessing the Application Form.

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.

Refer to Code of Iowa Chapter 425.15

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