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Assessor's Office /  Common Exemptions

Exemption Process for 2021 Renewals and New Applications


Information on Filing Your Exemption Application



For Information on the exemption process for 2021 renewals and new applications please see this flyer from the Town of Amherst Assessor's Office.


All information for 2021 Exemptions has been update, please see below.


New York State Department of Taxation & Finance Information on Exemptions


STAR Exemption

For Information on STAR please refer to the STAR Program: Information for the 2021 School Bill


Disability Exemption


Low Income Senior Exemption


Veterans Exemption

Information and Applications for Veterans Exemptions


Business Exemption


Not For Profit Exemption

Please contact the Assessor's Office for more information.


Agricultural Exemption

Please contact the Assessor's Office for more information.

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The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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