Department of Finance
Qualified Veterans, spouses or their un-remarried surviving spouses; parents of soldiers who died in the line of duty (Gold Star parent) can get a reduction to their property tax. Property-tax exemption for qualifying veterans. There are three types of benefits, basic, combat, and disabled. Your application needs to be postmarked by March 15 in order for your benefits to start on July 1. If March 15 is on a weekend, then the deadline will be the next business day Determine the borough, block, and lot (BBL) for your property using link or checking information on current property tax bill. To be eligible for Veterans' Exemption, you should be able to answer yes to all of these questions. Are you the current deeded owner, spouse or surviving un-remarried widow/widower of the property owner? Is the property your primary residence? Are you a veteran who served in the US armed forces during one of the following conflicts only: Persian Gulf Conflict (includes the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts) - beginning August 2, 1990 to present Vietnam War - February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 Korean War - June 27, 1950 - January 31, 1955 World War II - December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 World War I - April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918
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Apply by mail: Download the initial exemption application form and mail it to: New York City Department of Finance,
Maplewood, NJ 07040-0311 You need to submit copies of all the required documents (DD-214 or separation papers; disability rating) with your application. Missing documents will cause delays in processing your application. Your completed application and all required documents must be postmarked by March 15 (or the next business day if March 15 is on a weekend) for your exemption to begin on July 1 in the same year. Apply by mail: Download the initial exemption application form and mail it to: New York City Department of Finance,
Maplewood, NJ 07040-0311 You will need to submit copies of the required documentation with your application. Missing documentation Applications without all of the required documents cannot be processed. Your completed application and all required documents must be postmarked by March 15 (or the next business day if March 15 is on a weekend) for your exemption to begin on July 1 in the same year. Download application ; ; https://access.nyc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Exemptions_Application_EN.pdf Call 311 Ask about Veterans' Exemption. Visit the Veterans' Exemption website for more information. Visit a Department of Finance office near you to get help in person. Call 311 and ask about Veterans' Exemption to if you have questions about the program. Get help by mailing the Department of Finance: NYC Department of Finance
One Centre Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10007. Visit an office Visit a Department of Finance office near you to get help in person.
required_document To apply for Veteran's Exemption, you will need to prove the following: Your Veteran status: Copy of A DD Form 214 ( DD-214) which is the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty form or separation papers for each veteran. For each disabled veteran, copy of Veterans' Administration letter documenting the disability rating
blurb Reduction to property tax for veterans