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ALTERNATE VETERANS' EXEMPTION – RPTL 458-a

This exemption establishes Real Property Tax Exemption for Veterans in accordance with Section 458-a of the New York State Real Property Tax Law, amended to increase maximum exemption pursuant to Resolution # IL 049-97 adopted by Niagara County Local Law #4-1997.

Enacted 10/21/1997

Added “Gold Star Parent” as a qualified owner under Resolution #IL 040-01 and adopted by Niagara County Local law #3-2001.

Enacted 4/3/2001

    • Description of exemption 
        - RPTL 458-a Wartime/Non Combat 
        - RPTL 458-a Wartime/Combat 
        - RPTL 458-a-DIS Wartime/Disabled 
    • Laws of New York State 
        - RPTL 458-a 

Application 458-a                 Instructions fir 458-a

DISABLED VETERANS - Renewal Application for Alternative Veteran Exemption from Real Property Taxation Based on Service Connected Disability Compensation Rating 
 
Application 458-a-DIS 

COLD WAR VETERANS EXEMPTION –RPTL 458-b

This exemption establishes Real Property Tax Exemption for the primary residence of a veteran of the United States Armed Forces who served during the Cold War residing in Niagara County and granted by the County of Niagara in accordance with Section 458-b of the New York State Real Property Tax Law under Niagara County Resolution #IL-076-07.

Enacted 11/20/2007 

    • Description of exemption 
        - RPTL 458-b Cold War 
        - RPTL 458-b Cold War/Disabled 
    • Laws of New York State 
        - RPTL 458-b 

Application 458-b      Instructions for 458-b
DISABLED VETERANS - Renewal Application for Cold War Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation Based on Change in Service-Connected Disability Compensation Rating 

Application 458-b-DIS 

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