EXEMPTION INFORMATION PAGE

All exemptions for each Roll Year are due to the Assessor’s Office by March 1.

Exemptions that need to be renewed each year include the following: 

  • Agricultural Assessment Exemption: RP-305 (new Ag exemptions),  RP-305-R (renewals)
  • Disability Exemption:RP-459-c (new applicants),  RP-459-C-Rnw (renewals)
  • Senior Exemption: RP-467 (new applicants), RP-467-Rnw (for renewals)
  • Non Profit Exemptions: See this Page of the Assessor’s Manual for details and a list of necessary forms for new applicants and for renewals.
  • Forest exemptions

For exemption renewals, homeowners will generally be mailed or emailed a renewal form between the end of October and the middle of December. If you do not receive a form by the end of December, please contact the Assessor’s office to check the status of your exemption.

STAR exemption:

  • New property owners must sign up for the STAR program online.  This is now a tax credit rather than an exemption.  A check is mailed to the property owner rather than the tax being lowered on the bill. See this page to read more about or register for the STAR credit: STAR
  • Property owners who have an existing STAR exemption and turn 65 may sign up for the Enhanced STAR exemption through the assessor’s office.  Please contact the office for more details.
  • Property owners who have the STAR exemption are given the option to switch to receiving the STAR credit and owners whose income is between $250,000 and $500,000 will be moved over to the STAR credit program. For more details, see this page: Link.
  • For anyone who wants more information about the STAR credit program, here are the State’s most common Q&A.

Veterans may be interested in the Alternative Veteran’s Exemption (RP-458-a) or Cold War Veteran’s Exemption (RP-458-b). See more at this Page.

All applications and corresponding instructions can be obtained directly through our office or online at https://tax.ny.gov/

Please do not hesitate to contact our office at any time with questions or to check on the status of your submitted application or approved exemption!