Exemption Information and Forms

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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. 

Exemptions for the 2016 tax roll apply to the 2016 School Tax Bill and the    
2017 Town and  County Tax Bill            
Exemption Income Requirement Age Requirement Amount of Exemption    
STAR (Basic) Yes - under $500,000 No $30,000    
STAR (Enhanced) Yes - under $84,550 65 $65,300    
Limited Income Age Yes - under $37,400 65 5% to 50%    
Disability Yes - under $37,400 No 5% to 50%    
Veteran No No 15%    
Cold War Veteran No No 10%    
Combat Veteran No No 25%    
Vet Disability No No 1/2 of % of rating    
NOTE: STAR Exemptions only apply to your School Tax Bill.    
Veteran Exemptions only apply to your Town and County Tax Bill. All veterans exemptions     
have a maximum cap up to $240,000 of assessed value.
Deadline for all exemptions is March 1st.    
Please contact the Assessment Office for additional exemption requirements.    

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.