We want your news! Send us: News release |Letter to the Editor | Share a picture | Newborn | Birthday | Engagement | Wedding | Other Milestone
Today









Fulton Signs On To Tax Exemption For Cold War Vets

The City of Fulton will join the county in offering a reduced property tax bill for veterans who served during the Cold War era.

The Cold War Veterans Property Tax Exemption Act provides a tax break of 15% to Fulton city residents who served in the military anytime from September 2, 1945 to December 26, 1991 and who are not receiving any other property tax break provided to war veterans.  There’s an additional benefit for disabled veterans, tied to their disability ratings.

The exemption does not cover school taxes or special assessments such as city water, sewer and garbage fees.  The benefit will begin with next year’s taxes.

Veterans have until March 1 to apply for the benefit.  (Get detailed answers to questions about the tax break, along with links to application forms, here.)

Mayor Ron Woodward said that 15 veterans have signed up for the benefit so far.

At a public hearing held before the Common Council approved the benefit, former Alderman Bob Weston told the Council that “a number of veterans inquired about the benefit.”

Alderman Peter Franco said he approved of the tax break because it “takes notice oxf all veterans who have served, whether in war or peacetime.”

Print This Post Print This Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Search Our Archives:

Meet the Candidate Night Set May 5 at Oswego High School

The event will allow candidates running for the Oswego City School District Board of Education to introduce themselves to the Oswego community and also answer submitted questions that have been provided by audience members, the home and school associations and OCTA.

Continue reading


Cop Logs: Sheriff’s Office 04/21/2015

From the files of OCSD

Continue reading


A Stop DWI Display is headed to Bodley

Today’s News: The winner of the Historical Tournament of Champions, prom dress sale wraps up and more included in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

Continue reading


Weather Notebook For April 21, 2015

Breezy and cloudy with scattered showers and maybe a glimpse of sun today. High 55 to 60.

Continue reading


Porky and Buddy Pet Health – You Can Help Make The World More Humane

Every so often we ask you to get involved with a legislative issue in New York or at the federal level. We know that many of you do because you share the responses (or sometimes non-responses). So this column will tell you about some of our favorite resources for knowing what legislative or agency-related campaigns are out there and how you can help.

Continue reading



v3_2014_64