**EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE MAY 1 ST**
State and local laws provide for the partial exemption of real estate taxes in certain categories to qualifying individuals only. The Assessor's Office has created a brief Property Tax Exemption Presentation currently available to qualifying village residents. Additional information regarding these exemptions can be found below. Information provided herein is believed to be accurate, but is not warranted. Please refer to the Office of Real Property Tax Services website (ORPTS) the state oversight agency for assessment administration.
Please note: The filing period for all exemption applications in any year is always January 2 through May 1.
**IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND PERSONS
The Town/Village of Scarsdale passed a local law February 14, 2023 increasing the real property tax exemption income limits for senior citizens and disabled persons from $37,399 to $58,399, based on a sliding scale RP-467 Sliding Scale. For more information here is a Department of Taxation and Finance Senior Exemption Publication
Property owners 65 years of age or older by December 31, 2023, who have owned their primary residence for at least twelve consecutive months as of May 1, 2023, MAY be eligible for this exemption. ALL sources of gross income, NOT adjusted gross income Income Worksheet Checklist are considered.
Please submit a copy of the initial or renewal application RP-467 Application and Instructions along with proof of age and 2022 income to: Village of Scarsdale, Assessor’s Office, 1001 Post Rd, Scarsdale, NY, 10583, via mail or in-person, as soon as possible but NO LATER THAN MAY 1, 2023.
For further information please contact the Assessor’s Office at 914-722-1133 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Category 1: The Enhanced STAR
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Category 2: The Basic STAR Exemption
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The Alternate Veterans' Exemption - RPTL 458a
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The Cold War Veterans' Exemption - RPTL 458b
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The Senior Citizen’s Exemption - RPTL 467
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The Disabled Low-Income Person’s Exemption
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Volunteer Fireperson & Ambulance Worker Income Tax
In January 2007, the New York State Legislature enacted new legislation providing an annual income tax credit of $200 to volunteer ambulance workers and firefighters in appreciation for their dedication, hard work and volunteer service.