Exemption Administration Manual, Part 2: Private Community Service and Social Organizations—Section 4.05 - RPTL Section 472: Pharmaceutical Societies (in cities with a population of 175,000 or more)
Section 4.05 - RPTL Section 472: Pharmaceutical Societies (in cities with a population of 175,000 or more)
Year originally enacted:
RPTL § §420-b, 490
Unless disallowed by local option, real property that (1) is owned by an incorporated pharmaceutical society authorized by the state legislature to establish a college of pharmacy, (2) is located in a city having a population of 175,000 or more, and (3) is used exclusively as a college of pharmacy and produces no rental income is wholly exempt from taxation and is exempt, for certain purposes, from special ad valorem levies and special assessments.
Property must be owned by an incorporated pharmaceutical society that is authorized by the state legislature to establish a college of pharmacy.
Property location requirements:
Property must be located in a city having a population of 175,000 or more.
Property use requirements:
Property must be used exclusively as a college of pharmacy, and no rent may be derived from the property.
Certification by state or local government:
Required construction start date or other time requirement:
Yes. Each county, city, and school district in which the property is located may choose whether or not to disallow the exemption. The option must be exercised through adoption of a local law, ordinance, or resolution after a public hearing.
|General municipal taxes||School district taxes||Special ad valorem levies||Special assessments|
|1. Amount||No limit||No limit||No limit||No limit|
|2. Duration||No limit||No limit||No limit||No limit|
|3. Taxing Jurisdiction||a. County or County Special Districts||Ex*||NA||L**||L**|
|e. School District||NA||Ex*||NA||NA|
|Ex-Exempt Tax-Taxable NA-Not Applicable|
|L - Liable only for (1) county and town charges for capital costs of sewer systems, water supply systems, waterways and drainage improvements, and streets and highways, plus (2) special assessments for indebtedness contracted before 7/1/53.|
* Unless exemption disallowed by local option.
** If exemption disallowed by county, property is liable for all special ad valorem levies and special assessments imposed by the county or any county special district.
Payments in lieu of taxes
Calculation of exemption
General municipal and school district taxes:
100% of assessed value.
Special ad valorem levies and special assessments:
100% of assessed value or other basis of assessment.
The exemption applies to all levies and assessments imposed by counties and county special districts except (1) charges levied to pay for the capital costs of sewer systems, water supply systems, waterways and drainage improvements, and streets and highways, and (2) special assessments for indebtedness contracted before 7/1/53. The exemption does not apply to special assessments imposed by cities.
Coding of exemption on assessment roll
|Code||Description of alternative codes possible|
Assessment roll section(s):
Exempt (RPS Section 8).
Note: This code should not be used to identify property that is exempt under any of the statutes listed under Similar Exemptions below. For coding of such property, see the Exemption Profile for the statute that applies.
Filing requirements (owner or occupant of property)
Reporting requirements (assessor):
|Nonprofit organizations (permissive class)||RPTL §420-b|
Please send general questions or comments to ORPTS.