Persons With Disabilities and Limited Income

This exemption is available for the primary residence of a person or persons with certain documented disabilities and limited income. All owners must have disabilities except in the case of a spouse or siblings as defined by law.

Proof of disability (see Informational Brochure), residency and income are required. The amount of the exemption depends on the limits set by each taxing jurisdiction (subject to change) and the combined income of all owners and their spouses for the specified year. Exemptions may be applicable to school, town, county and village taxes.

The maximum income allowed for the Town of Ogden, Monroe County and the Village of Spencerport taxes is currently $37,400 and is subject to change. The maximum income allowed by the school districts vary. 

Income for the Low-Income Disability exemption includes, but is not limited to: gross Social Security wages, Railroad retirement, disability payments, workers' compensation, veterans disability payments, all interest income (exempt and taxable), dividends, all pensions/annuities (exempt and taxable) unemployment compensation, alimony, rental income, business income, capital gains, contributions from adult children (even if it is in the form of rent/mortgage, utility payments, etc. - see worksheet below).

This exemption must be renewed annually. Renewal applications are mailed from the Assessor's Office late October.

All first-time applications, renewal applications and supporting documentation must be received by the Assessor's Office by Taxable Status Date (March 1st).

All new and renewal applicants:
   2016 Low-Income Persons with Disability Checklist and Income Information

   Additional Income Affidavit and Disclosure 

New Application Forms:  (renewal forms are mailed mid-October)

    Persons With Disabilities and Limited Incomes Application  (RP-459-c)
    Persons With Disabilities and Limited Incomes Instructions  (RP-459-c-Ins)
    Informational Brochure

Additional Residents Contribution worksheet

Net rents paid by an adult child or other adult resident to the owner is considered income, even if those rents are in the form of the payment of expenses of maintaining the house in exchange for the person's right to occupy the premises. Please click on the worksheet link above, complete the form and submit it with the application.

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Business Resources

Located on the Erie Canal, we are a community in upstate New York just west of Rochester, Monroe County, the Town of Ogden has exactly what you have been looking for, and exactly what you need to locate your business here. A pro-business attitude, business sites, and an unsurpassed quality of life focused on family, friends, and the outdoors. Combine this with a lower cost of doing business relative to adjacent metropolitan areas, our strategic location, a qualified workforce, and incentives to expand or locate your business, and you have the foundation for success. Our strategic location, just minutes from NYS Interstate 90, expressways (390, 490 and 590), and 15 minutes from the Rochester International Airport make our community very accessible and is within one hour to metropolitan areas to the West and just a few hours of most metropolitan areas to the East. The citizens of Ogden are skilled workers, dedicated to their jobs, homes and families.  Abundant educational opportunities exist at nearby schools and universities, SUNY Brockport, Roberts Weslyan College, Monroe Community College, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester to mention a few. These are bold statements and we stand ready to deliver on every one of them. The Town of Ogden is about committment and we're committed to attracting new business. We invite you to browse our website to gain a better insight as to what we have to offer, and we encourage you to contact us for any additional information.

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