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Department of Taxation and Finance

Manufacturer’s real property tax credit

Who is eligible?

You or your business are entitled to this credit if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • you are subject to tax under Tax Law Article 9-A or 22;
  • you are a qualified New York manufacturer (you must meet the definition of a qualified New York manufacturer each year); and
  • you paid real property taxes on property in New York State that is owned or leased by you, the manufacturer, and is principally used during the tax year for manufacturing, processing, assembling, refining, mining, extracting, farming, agriculture, horticulture, floriculture, viticulture, or commercial fishing.

How much is the credit?

The amount of the credit is the product of the following two factors:

  • 20%, and
  • the eligible real property taxes paid during the tax year.

What are the recordkeeping requirements?

Taxpayers must prove entitlement to tax credits.  During the course of an audit, you may be required to provide documentation to substantiate entitlement based on the specific facts of your tax credit claim.  See Manufacturer’s real property tax credit recordkeeping requirements for more information on the recordkeeping requirements for this credit.

Additional information

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