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Common property tax exemptions for businesses

Contact your assessor to determine which exemptions are available in your community.

 property tax exemptions for business
To receive an exemption for:You should use:
Agriculture-related property
Agricultural buildings and structures Form RP-483, Application for tax exemption of Agricultural and horticultural buildings and structures ¦ instructions
Agricultural land (in an agricultural districts) Form RP-305, Agricultural Assessment Application
Agricultural land (not in an agricultural district) Form RP-305, Agricultural Assessment Application
Farm or food processing labor camps Form RP-483-d, Application for real property tax exemption for farm or food processing labor camps or commissaries
Historic barns Form RP-483-b, Application for tax exemption for reconstructed or rehabilitated historic barn ¦ instructions
Orchards or vineyards Form RP-305-e, New Orchards and Vineyards
Silos, storage tanks, etc. Form RP-483-a, Application for tax exemption of farm silos, farm feed grain storage bins, commodity sheds, bulk milk tanks and coolers, and manure storage and handling facilities
Temporary greenhouses Form RP-483-c, Application for real property tax exemption for temporary greenhouses ¦ instructions
Business-related property
Air pollution control facilities Form RP-477-a, Application for real property tax exemption for air pollution control facilities
Conservation easements (Contact your assessor)
Forest land Form RP-480-a, Application for real property tax exemption for forest land
Industrial and commercial properties outside of New York City Form RP-485-b, Application for real property tax exemption for commercial, business or industrial property ¦ instructions
Industrial development agencies Form RP-412-a, Industrial development agencies, Application for real property tax exemption ¦ instructions
Industrial waste treatment facilities Form RP-477, Application for exemption of industrial waste treatment facilities constructed or reconstructed after May 12, 1965
Mixed-use properties outside of New York City Form RP-485-a, Application for real property tax exemption for residential-commercial urban exemption program ¦ instructions
Residential subdivision infrastructure Form RP-485-g, Application for real property tax exemption for infrastructure improvements
Solar, wind and farm waste energy systems Form RP-487, Application for tax exemption of solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems
New York City 
Industrial and commercial properties view available exemptions and abatements
New York State Urban Development Corporation 
Industrial project or property of undetermined use (Contact your assessor)
Urban renewal or civic project (Contact your assessor)

 

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