Veterans Exemptions



Alternative Veteran (Period of war):


The Alternative Veteran exemption is available to the primary residence of honorably discharged veterans who have served during a period of war. Additional benefits will be granted to those who also served in a combat zone and/or who have a service-connected disability. A copy of the DD-214 (separation/ discharge papers), proof of residency and proof of service-connected disability rating (if applicable) are required.

Any change of service-connected disability rating, increase or decrease, must be reported to the Assessor's Office by submitting the Alternative Veterans change in service connected disability rating form (below) and supporting documentation.

Discounts apply only to town, county, and village taxes. Once approved, this exemption remains with your property until you move or the property sells.

All applications and documentation must be received by March 1st (submit to the Town of Ogden Assessor's Office).

    Alternative Vet Exemption Application (458-a)
    Alternative Vet Instructions (458-a-Ins)
    Veterans Exemption Q & A                                                            
    Alternative Veterans change in service-connected disability rating


Cold War Veteran:

A lesser benefit is available to the primary residence of honorably-discharged veterans who did not serve during a period of war. Copy of DD-214 (separation/discharge papers), proof of residency and proof of service-connected disability rating (if applicable) are required. Discount also applies to the county, town and village taxes.

This exemption is currently a ten-year benefit and is subject to change.

Any change of service-connected disability rating, increase or decrease, must be reported to the Assessor's Office by submitting the Cold War change in service connected disability rating form (below) and supporting documentation.

All applications and documentation must be received by March 1st (submit to the Town of Ogden's Assessor's Office)..

    Cold War Veteran Application (458-b)
    Cold War Veteran Instructions (458-b-Ins)
    Cold War change in service connected disability rating
    Veterans Exemption Q & A


Related Links:

    NYS Division of Veterans Affairs


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