Veterans Real Property Exemption
At a meeting of the Board of Education held February 11, 2014, the Board approved the following resolution.
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WHEREAS, New York Real Property Tax Law section 458-a was amended to provide eligible veterans with a real property tax exemption from school taxes so long as the School District in which the real property is located, after public hearing, adopts a resolution authorizing the exemption;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Port Jefferson School District hereby authorizes the application of the Veteran Tax Exemption as contained in New York Real Property Tax Law section 458-a, as amended, and such exemption shall be applicable to school taxes; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby adopts the following alternative maximum exemption allowable in Real Property Tax Law, section 458-a(2)(a),(b) and (c) as follows:
AT THE BASIC MAXIMUM LEVEL