Welcome to the Vietnam Veterans of America New Jersey State Council

We are here to serve our Veterans with assistance, as well as to promote legislation for the health and rights of veterans—we’ll even give veterans assistance with filing claims. So if it has anything to do with Veterans, it’s here... but if it’s not, or if you have an issue that has not been addressed, please let us know because you, our honored Veteran, is our sole purpose to exist!

Income Tax Exemption for Veterans Income Tax Exemption for Veterans

To claim the new Veteran Exemption on your NJ Gross Income Tax Return for 2017 and subsequent years.
For those required to file New Jersey Gross Income tax return(s), the Veteran Exemption will reduce the amount of income that is subject to tax.
More information about the Veteran Exemption
In person: Visit one of our Regional Information Centers;
By phone: (609) 292-6400.
We are available Monday, 8:30am to 5:30pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, except State holidays.

Donate... please!

Please help us help our very deserving veterans. Donate whatever amount you can afford, which, of course, is tax deductible. On behalf of all of our Vietnam Veterans, thank you!

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Fake Facebook Pages Targeting Vietnam Veterans

Earlier this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised lawmakers that his platform would crack down on fake accounts and foreign influence. But at least two Facebook pages linked to websites operating out of Bulgaria are still targeting U.S. veterans of the Vietnam War... more

Sobering Stats Concerning Vietnam Vets

In case you haven't been paying attention these past few decades after you returned from Vietnam, the clock has been ticking. The following are some statistics that are at once depressing yet in a larger sense should give you a huge sense of pride... more

Allowing the Private Sector to Dismantle the VA’s Health Care System is a Terrible Idea

One of the biggest criticisms of Obamacare was doctors getting out of the Medicare / Medicaid market because it was cutting into their profits. Why would the privatization hawks think that veterans would get treated any differently by a fully privatized system? ... more

Fed Cir: Veterans Can Now Get Disability from Pain Alone, VA Opposition ‘Illogical’

4 Apr 2018 – The Federal Circuit just reversed years of bad case law finding veterans can receive a service-connected disability for pain alone without a present diagnosis or pathology ... more

White House Doctor Could Face the Most Contentious VA Confirmation Process Ever

2 Apr 2018 – Ronny Jackson’s nomination to become the next Veterans Affairs secretary could become the most contentious confirmation process since the department was founded 30 years ago. But that’s also a fairly low bar ... more

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