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2. Exemptions

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2.  Exemptions
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 Accept and process real property tax exemptions according to NYS Real Property Tax Law.

 Available Exemptions

Application deadline March 1st

STAR (School Tax Relief)

Basic STAR - 
NO age requirements
Income Limit $500,000
Enhanced STAR (renewal required)
Age 65 or older (within calendar year) AND
Income limit - Federal Adjusted Income
less IRA distribution(s) (Call the Assessor's Office for the current income limit).


Low Income Senior (renewal required)
Age 65 or older (within the calendar year) AND
Income Limit $32,400 (taxable & non-taxable income)

Veteran’s (no renewal required)
Alternative Exemption - Active Duty during wartime period
Cold War Veteran Exemption – Dates of Service

9/2/45 to 12/26/91
(exclusive of training)


Disability w/ limited income (renewal required)

Documented Disability (Award Letter) from Social Security, Railroad Retirement Board, State Commission of Blind or Visually Handicapped, or US Postal Service Income limit $32,400 Gross (taxable and non-taxable income)

Agricultural (renewal required)
See Assessor’s Office for exemption requirements



Business Investment Exemption
See Assessor’s Office for exemption requirements