What is total and permanent disability?
The term "permanently and totally disabled" means unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment or deformity which can be expected to result in death or can be expected to last for the duration of such person's life; however, a certification pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 423 (d) by the Social Security Administration, so long as the person remains eligible for such Social Security benefits, shall be deemed to satisfy such definition in this section.

If less than 65 years of age, the applicant must provide, with the first application filed, a disability certification by the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Railroad Retirement Board. If ineligible for certification by one of these agencies, the applicant must provide sworn affidavits from two medical doctors licensed in Virginia or two military officers who practice medicine in the United States Armed Forces. Blank affidavits are available online here or in our office for completion by your physicians.

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1. What should I do if I sell my home, move out or the qualifying applicant passes away?
2. Are distributions from my individual retirement account (IRA) or annuities included in my gross household income computation for tax relief purposes?
3. I am separated from my spouse. Do I still need to include his or her net worth even though he or she is not an owner of the property?
4. How do I determine the value of my additional acreage so that I can calculate my net worth?
5. What is total and permanent disability?
6. Must my application or certification be notarized?
7. If I have applied for Loudoun County Tax Relief and my application has not been approved by the date my taxes are due, should I pay the taxes?
8. If I am granted tax relief after the 1st half real property tax deadline, which is June 5th, will relief be granted for the entire year?
9. Do I have to be a Loudoun County resident for a minimum period of time before applying for tax relief?
10. What is a sole dwelling? Can I be absent from my home and continue to receive tax relief?
11. Will the Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus checks) from the CARES Act passed in March 2020 be included in income for tax relief purposes?
12. How will the forgiveness of my Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan be handled for Tax Relief?
13. Did the qualifying income or net worth limits increase?
14. The Tax Relief application requests Business Income. I am self-employed and file a Schedule C for my business, what amount should I put on the Tax Relief application?