Exemptions

Real estate tax exemptions are available to volunteer firefighters with five years or more of certified service and to veterans based on the date and type of military service (See below). The maximum assessed value that may be exempted varies with the status of the veteran claimant: non-combat and Cold War $761; combat $1,269; and disabled up to $2,538 based on the percent of disability.

Real estate tax exemptions are also available to disabled homeowners and to senior homeowners 65 and older with a 2015 gross income not exceeding $37,400.

Applications are available below or by visiting the Tax Office on the first floor of Village Hall at One College Place weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. or by calling (516) 678-9242.

For Cold War Veterans' Exemption:
Active Duty Periods:
Between September 2, 1945 and December 26, 1991 other than: 

  • Persian Gulf Conflict:   8/2/90 to Present
  • Vietnam War:               2/28/61 - 5/7/75
  • Korean War:                 6/27/50 -1/31/55
  • World War II:                12/7/41 - 12/31/46

Alternative Veterans' Active Duty Periods:

  • Persian Gulf Conflict:   8/2/90 to Present
  • Vietnam War:               2/28/61 - 5/7/75
  • Korean War:                6/27/50 - 1/31/55
  • World War II                12/7/41 - 12/31/46