Property Tax Exemptions Program Description RI General Law 44-3-4 gives property tax exemptions for veterans and widow(er)s of veterans. RI General Law 44-3-5 gives property tax exemptions for Gold Star parents. Services Exemptions vary by town. The state Department of Revenue maintains a list of local property tax exemptions. Eligibility Other than dishonorable discharge. Service during wartime for WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. After Vietnam, service in a recognized conflict. Most qualified conflicts are listed on the back of each tax bill and the complete list is given in RI General Laws 44-3-4 and 44-3-4.2. How To Apply Apply at your town tax assessor. Documentation DD-214. Supplemental Materials RI General Law 44-3-4. RI General Law 44-3-4.2. RI General Law 44-3-5.