Exemptions

Homestead Exemption:The Homestead exemption reduces the property tax bill of all York resident homeowners who apply for the exemption by April 1st and who have owned and lived in their house for the prior 12 months. The exempt amount of $20,000 is deducted from the property's total taxable value. Applications (PDF)can be downloaded or obtained in the Assessor's Office and must be filed on or before April 1st of the year it will go into effect.

Veteran Exemption: Any York resident who was in active service in the armed forces of the U.S during a federally recognized war campaign period and, if discharged or retired under honorable conditions, may be eligible for a $6,000 reduction in valuation. The veteran must have reached age 62 or be receiving a pension or compensation from the U.S Military for total disability. Applications (PDF)can be downloaded or picked up in the Assessor's Office and must be filed with discharge documents on or before April 1st of the year it will go into effect.

Widow/Widower of Veteran Exemption:  Any York resident who is a non-remarried widow or widower of a veteran who would have been entitled to the Veteran exemption, may be eligible for a $6,000 reduction in valuation. Applications (PDF) can be downloaded or picked up in the Assessor's Office and must be filed with discharge documents on or before April 1st of the year it will go into effect.

Blind Exemption: Any York resident who is certified to be legally blind by their eye care professional is eligible for a $4,000 reduction in valuation.Applications (PDF)can be downloaded or picked up in the Assessor's Office and must be filed with letter from eye are professional on or before April 1st of the year it will go into effect.