Town of Ghent, NY
Columbia County
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[Adopted 2-19-2004 by L.L. No. 3-2004[1]]
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Editor’s Note: This local law also renumbered former Art. III, Veterans Exemption, as Art. IV and former §§ 161-5 and 161-6 as §§ 161-6 and 161-7, respectively.
Pursuant to the provisions of § 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law, a real property tax exemption is established for persons with disabilities and limited incomes as defined by this section, which exemption shall be in the same amount as provided for persons 65 years of age or older pursuant to the provisions of § 161-1 of this chapter. Whenever the Town Board changes the income figures for the maximum amount of income for real property exemptions for persons 65 years of age or over pursuant to the provisions of Ghent Code § 161-1, such changes shall also be automatically applicable for persons with disabilities and limited incomes pursuant to the provisions of § 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law.