Town of Cornwall, NY
Orange County
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[Adopted 3-12-2018 by L.L. No. 3-2018[1]]
[1]
Editor’s Note: This local law also repealed former Art. V, Cold War Veterans Exemption, adopted 11-21-2007 by L.L. No. 4-2007.
This article is adopted pursuant to the authority of Real Property Tax Law, § 458-b, as added by Chapter 290 of the Laws of 2017.
The terms used in this article shall have the same meanings as such terms are used in Real Property Tax Law § 458-b.
A. 
A qualified residential real property owned by a Cold War veteran shall be exempt from taxation to the extent of 10% of assessed value as shown on the latest completed assessment roll of the Town, not exceeding $8,000 or the product of $8,000 multiplied by the latest state equalization rate for the Town, whichever is the lesser amount.
B. 
In addition to the exemption provided by Subsection A of this section, a Cold War veteran having a disability rating shall also be eligible for the additional exemption which shall be computed by multiplying the assessed value as shown on the latest completed assessment roll of the Town by the percentage of disability, not exceeding $40,000 or the product of $40,000 multiplied by the latest state equalization rate, whichever is the lesser amount.
C. 
A qualified residential real property owned by a Cold War veteran shall be exempt from taxation for as long as the property and owner remain qualified, and there shall be no time limitation on the exemption.