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Exemptions


Property Tax Exemptions

The Town of Alden offers various property tax exemptions for qualified property owners. The Assessment Office administers these exemptions as well as exemptions for Erie County, Alden School and Village of Alden property taxes. The deadline for submitting exemption applications is March 1st of each year. Applications are available online at the links below or from the Assessment Office; all applications should be filed at the Assessment Office.


Turning 65? Apply for these Exemptions:

Enhanced STAR Exemption
Local Senior Citizen Exemption

 

New home owner? Apply for the STAR Credit:

STAR Credit


Disabled with limited income? Apply for this exemption:

Person with disabilities and limited income

 

Are you a Veteran? Apply for these Exemptions:

Veterans Exemption: New York State (NYS) Real Property Tax Law section 458-a provides a limited exemption from real property taxes for real property owned by persons who rendered military service to the United States, provided the property meets the requirements set forth in the law.

The Alternative Veterans' exemption from real property taxation is for qualified residential real property owned by veterans of defined periods of war, veterans who received expeditionary medals, or certain members of their family based on a percentage of assessed value. The alternative exemption is applicable to general municipal and school district taxes, but not to special ad valorem levies or special assessments.

Alternate Veterans' Exemption Application Instructions


Cold War Veterans' Exemption: New York State (NYS) Real Property Tax Law section 458-b authorizes a limited exemption from real property taxes for real property owned by persons who rendered military service to the United States during the Cold War (defined as September 2, 1945, to December 26, 1991), provided such property meets the requirements set forth in the law.

This exemption from real property taxation is for qualified residential real property owned by Cold War veterans or certain members of their family based on a percentage of assessed value. The exemption is applicable to general municipal taxes and school taxes, but not special ad valorem levies, or special assessments.


Are you a farmer? Apply for these Exemptions:

Agricultural Land Exemption

Agricultural Building Exemption

 

Business Owner? Apply for these Exemptions:

Business 485b Exemption