City of Beacon, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Beacon as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Taxation and local assessments — See Article 8 of the Charter.
Collection of taxes — See Article 11 of the Charter.
Article I Senior Citizens Tax Exemption

§ 199-1 Exemption granted.

§ 199-2 Exemption not to be granted under certain circumstances.

§ 199-3 Amount of exemption; conditions.

§ 199-4 Application for exemption.

§ 199-5 Penalties for willful false statements.

Article II Homestead Base Proportions

§ 199-6 Establishment of proportions.

§ 199-7 Multiplication factor.

Article III Uniform Percentage Assessment Ratio

§ 199-8 Legislative intent.

§ 199-9 Assessment ratio enacted.

Article IV Exemption for Historic Properties

§ 199-10 Exemption granted.

Article V Exemption for Disabled Persons with Limited Income

§ 199-11 Legislative intent.

§ 199-12 Exemption granted.

§ 199-13 Amount of exemptions.

§ 199-14 Definitions.

§ 199-15 Computation.

§ 199-16 Exemption not granted under certain circumstances.

§ 199-17 Application process.

§ 199-18 Property held in trust.

§ 199-19 When effective; applicability.

Article VI Veterans Exemption

§ 199-20 Exemption granted.

§ 199-21 Amount of exemption.

§ 199-22 Exemption for combat veterans.

§ 199-23 Exemption for disabled veterans.

Article VII Payment of Eligible Delinquent Taxes in Installments

§ 199-24 Definitions.

§ 199-25 Authority to enter into agreements.

§ 199-26 Term of agreement; payment schedule; down payment; eligible properties.

§ 199-27 Eligibility.

§ 199-28 Commencement of eligibility.

§ 199-29 Amount due.

§ 199-30 Interest and penalties.

§ 199-31 Default.

§ 199-32 Notification of potential eligible owners.

§ 199-33 Effect on tax lien.

§ 199-34 Fee for title search.

Article VIII Exemption for Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers

§ 199-35 Statutory authority.

§ 199-36 Legislative intent.

§ 199-37 Exemption granted; amount; eligibility; application; term.

§ 199-38 When effective.

Article IX Exemption for Cold War Veterans

§ 199-39 Exemption granted.

Article X Utility Tax

§ 199-40 Legislative intent.

§ 199-41 Imposition of tax.

§ 199-42 Definitions.

§ 199-43 Recordkeeping required.

§ 199-44 Filing of returns with Director of Finance; due dates for filing.

§ 199-45 Due dates for payment.

§ 199-46 Insufficient returns; determination of tax; interest and penalties.

§ 199-47 Mailing of notice.

§ 199-48 Penalty for failure to file; exceptions.

§ 199-49 Refunds.

§ 199-50 Tax constitutes part of operating costs.

§ 199-51 Failure to pay tax or penalty.

§ 199-52 Powers of Director of Finance; administration and enforcement.

§ 199-53 Secrecy provisions; penalties for offenses.

§ 199-54 Taxes deposited in general fund.