Partial school tax exemptions for qualified individuals were approved by the Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education at its December meeting. The board will continue to honor exemptions for senior citizens with limited income, persons with disabilities and limited income, volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers, veterans and Gold Star parents.
Applications for all partial tax exemptions are due before the taxable status date of Jan. 1, 2016. Exemptions apply to the 2015 tax year. Exemption requirements and qualification guidelines are explained on application forms. Forms are available in person from the Nassau County Department of Assessment, 240 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY 11501, open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Applications may also be requested by phone at 516-571-1500 or downloaded at www.nassaucountyny.gov/3575/exemption-forms or www.nassaucountyny.gov/3306/veterans-real-property-tax-exemptions.
The Board of Education has provided relief to senior citizens since 1970, to persons with disabilities and limited income since 1984, to volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers since 2005, and to veterans and Gold Star parents (parents of a child who died in the line of duty while serving in the U.S. armed forces during a period of war) since 2014.