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State Incentives Offered
Legislation was passed to provide a number of new military-focused benefits that will aid veterans as they relocate to Iowa. Known as the Home Base Iowa Act, these benefits further the overall initiative and express our state’s appreciation for veterans and their families. 

•           Military Pension Income Tax Exemption

•           Military Homeowner Assistance

•           Streamlined Occupational Licensure for veterans and spouses

•           Automatic In-State Tuition at state universities and community colleges for veterans, their spouses and dependents

In addition to the Home Base Iowa Act, the State of Iowa provides several benefits to veterans:

  • $5,000 Homeownership Assistance Grant
  • Iowa Veterans Home
  • Property Tax Exemption
  • Free Specialty Veteran License Plates
  • Veteran Lifetime Hunting/Fishing License
  • Vietnam Conflict Bonus

Visit the Home Base Iowa website to learn more about incentives offered statewide.