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October 6, 2006

Albany-- If you want to save some money on your property taxes, you can by filing a homestead exemption.  If you own the home you use as your primary residence, you can get a two-thousand dollar exemption from most state, county and school property taxes.  

The deadline for filing an application for homestead exemption is March 1 for property acquired before January first. You should submit the form to the Tax Commissioner or the Tax Assessor in the county where your property is located.

For more information and to obtain forms you can click the following link. homestead exemption

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