Jason S. Miyares
Attorney General of Virginia

Back to main opinions page...

2015 Official Opinions

Official opinions will be posted as they are issued, generally within 24 to 48 hours. Please check this page at regular intervals to determine whether additional opinions have been issued.


Opinion #




Honorable Priscilla S. Bele, Commissioner of the Revenue, City of Newport News 

The real property tax exemption provided for in § 58.1-3219.9 of the Code of Virginia is applicable to the surviving spouses of members of the armed forces who are killed in action, regardless of the member's date of death.  The exemption applies for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2015.