Exemption Information and Forms

Exemption Information and Forms

Exemption Forms

The Assessment Department also administers partial tax exemptions, as allowed under the State Real Property Tax Law, to property owners who meet certain eligibility requirements. Some of the most common residential exemptions are: STAR (School Tax Relief), Senior Citizen, Disability With Limited Income, and Veterans. Applications are available for these exemptions through the New York State Office of Real Property.

Exemption application forms are available online by accessing the New York State Office of Real Property Services web site: http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/exemption/index.htm.
 Application forms are also available by contacting the Assessment Office at 585-223-0770. The most common residential exemptions and the corresponding form number are as follows (click on link):

RP-425- School Tax Relief (STAR) Exemption
RP-458-a - Alternative Veterans Exemption
RP-458-b -Cold War Veterans Exemption   
RP-459-c - Partial Tax Exemption for Persons with Disabilities and    Limited Income
RP-467 - Partial Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens

Per NYS Real Property Tax Law, all exemption applications must be submitted by March 1st of each year.

If you have any questions concerning the assessment process or exemption eligibility requirements, please contact the Assessment Office at 585-223-0770. The Assessment Office is located in Town Hall, 1350 Turk Hill Road. Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.