The Town of Clay offers the following Exemptions, for your convenience just click on the exemption to print out a form. For more information you may want to refer to the Frequently asked questions.
New York State (not the Assessors’ office) is changing the STAR Exemption process for Tax Year 2014 (not this years. Starting in 2014 all BASIC STAR recipients (Not Senior Citizens) must register for the exemption with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Existing Basic STAR recipients (NOT Senior Citizens)will be notified directly by the State Department of Taxation and Finance when it is time to re-register. The Assessors’ office is not involved in the re-registration process! If you have questions, call the State STAR Registration telephone line at 518-457-2036. To register for the BASIC STAR, please call 518-457-2036 or apply on the State Website at www.tax.ny.gov. The Assessors office CANNOT register you for the BASIC STAR and we cannot help you with the process. This is a STATE PROCESS ONLY!
List of Exemptions
The following exemptions are processed through the Town of Clay Assessors Office:
Application for Alternative Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation.
Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property of Senior Citizens.
Application for School Tax Relief (STAR) Exemption
Application for Partial Exemption for Real Property of Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes
Application for Agricultural Assessment.
Application for Partial Tax Exemption for Real Property of Members of Clergy.
Commercial, Business or Industrial exemption:
Applicaton for Tax Exemption for Commercial, Business or Industrial Real Property
Industrial Development Agencies form:
Application for Real Property Tax Exemption for Nonprofit Organization-check with the Assessors Office for correct form.