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Nonprofit Organizations (Mandatory Class)

Description:

Real property that 1) is owned by a nonprofit corporation or association organized or conducted exclusively for one or more specific purposes (religious, educational, charitable, hospital, or moral or mental improvement of men, women, or children) and 2) is used exclusively for carrying out one or more of these purposes is wholly exempt from taxation and is exempt, for certain purposes, from special ad valorem levies and special assessments..

Application

This exemption must be renewed annually.

For more information, please see the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance’s Nonprofit Organization (Mandatory Class) Exemptions page.


Nonprofit Organizations (Permissive Class)

Description:

Unless disallowed by local option, real property that 1) is owned by a nonprofit corporation or association organized exclusively for one or more specific purposes (bible, tract, benevolent, missionary, infirmary, public playground, scientific, literary, bar association, medical society, library, patriotic, historical, development of good sportsmanship for persons under age 18 through the conduct of supervised athletic games, or enforcement of laws relating to children or animals) and 2) is used exclusively for carrying out one or more of these purposes is wholly exempt from taxation and is exempt, for certain purposes, from special ad valorem levies and special assessments.

Application

This exemption must be renewed annually.

For more information, please see the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance’s Nonprofit Organization (Permissive Class) Exemption page.


Other Exemptions

Most Common Exemptions

Agricultural Exemptions

Business Exemption

Persons with Disabilities and Limited Income

Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers

 

For a complete list of NYS property tax exemptions, see NYS Department of Taxation and Finance.

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