Property Tax Exempt Forms

Tax Exemption Forms – all forms due to the Assessor or Town Clerk by March 1st each year

Annual renewal forms are mailed by the assessors each year.
*Denotes exemptions that must be applied for annually.

AGRICULTURE
(Applies to town/county and school taxes)

For an agricultural exemption, you must either be a farmer with a gross income for the prior two (2) years that averages $10,000 or enter into a five-year lease agreement with a farmer who meets those qualifications.
www.washingtoncountyny.gov/documentcenter/view/483 (fill-in form)
or-
www.washingtoncountyny.gov/documentcenter/view/484 (general form)

Agriculture Assessment Application RP-305 (Initial application)www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp305_fill_in.pdf

Agriculture Assessment Renewal Certification RP-305-Rnw*
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp305r_fill_in.pdf

Agriculture Assessment Written Lease Affidavit for Rented Land RP-305-c
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp305c_fill_in.pdf

Agricultural Building Exemption Application RP-483
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp483_fill_in.pdf

Agricultural Building Exemption Application Instructions RP-483 ins http://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp483ins.pdf

CHALLENGING YOUR ASSESSMENT

Contesting Your Assessment in New York State
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/publications/orpts/grievancebooklet.pdf

DISABILITY
(May apply to town/county and school taxes, according to income)

For income amounts, go to:
www.washingtoncountyny.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/478

Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property of Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes RP-459
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp459c_fill_in.pdf

General Information & Instructions about the Partial Property Tax Exemption for Persons with Disabilities & Limited Incomes RP-459-c-Ins
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp459cins.pdf

Renewal Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property for Persons with Disabilities & Limited Incomes RP-459-c-Rnw*
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp459crnw_fill_in.pdf

SCHOOL TAX ASSESSMENT RELIEF (STAR) & STAR Credit
(Applies only to school taxes)

New STAR Applicants:  if you purchased your property AFTER July 2015, you must apply for the STAR Credit online. See link:
https://www.tax.ny.gov/star/

If you’ve owned your current property PRIOR to July 2015, the local Assessor will send you the Enhanced STAR Renewal*
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp425rnw_fill_in.pdf

School Tax Relief (STAR) Exemption:  Optional Income Verification Program RP-425-IVP (Use this form ONLY if you file a New York State Income Tax and cannot verify income for the Senior Citizens Exemption)
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp425ivp_fill_in.pdf

Income for STAR Purposes Worksheet RP-425-Wkst
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp425worksheet_fill_in.pdf

SENIOR CITIZENS
(May apply to town/county and school taxes, according to income)

For income amounts, go to:
Senior Citizen Exemption Maximum Income Levels RPTL 467 (PDF)

Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property of Senior Citizens (and Enhanced School Tax Relief –STAR) RP-467
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp467_fill_in.pdf

Renewal Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property of Senior Citizens (& STAR) RP-467r*
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp467rnw_fill_in.pdf

VETERANS
(Applies to town/county and will apply to Cambridge and Greenwich school taxes only)

Application for Cold War Veterans Exemption RP-458-b
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp458b_fill_in.pdf

Instructions for Application Cold War Veterans Exemption RP-458-b-ins
https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp458bi.pdf

Application for Alternative Veterans Exemption RP-458-a
www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp458a_fill_in.pdf

Instructions for Application for Alternative Veterans Exempt RP-458-a-ins
https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp458ai.pdf

FOR ALL OTHER EXEMPTION FORMS GO TO:

http://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/form_number_order_rp.htm
NOTE
:  all state exemptions are not applicable in the Town of Jackson.
Please contact the Assessor with any questions, 518-677-3624.