Manhattan Resident Parking Tax Exemption

The Manhattan Resident Parking Tax Exemption lowers the tax you pay on rental parking spaces by 8%. The current tax on rental parking spaces in Manhattan is 18.375%. The exemption lowers the amount of tax by 8% reducing the amount of tax you have to pay to 10.375%.

Eligibility

The vehicle must be:

  1. Individually owned by the applicant
  2. Registered to the owner's primary residence in Manhattan
  3. Parked in a long-term rented space for a month or more, and
  4. Driven for personal use only. (Commercial, rental or company vehicles are not eligible for the exemption.)

Renewals

You will receive a renewal notice every other June. You must submit your renewal by August 31 to avoid an interruption of the benefit during the 2-year period beginning September 1.

Renew your exemption online

To Apply

Applications are also available at many Manhattan parking garages and lots.

If we approve your application, we will mail you a certificate which states the month the exemption will go into effect. You will need to submit the bottom portion of the certificate to your parking facility.

Updating Your Information

You must resubmit the application form, including all required documentation, to report:

  • Change of Manhattan residence
  • Change of parking garage or lot
  • Change of parking facility’s Consumer Affairs License Number
  • Change of vehicle and/or license plate number
Fraud and Misuse of Exemption
Fines and/or penalties are charged to anyone who improperly obtains or misuses a Manhattan Resident Parking Tax Exemption Certificate.

Contact Us

Contact 311, E-mail Manhattan Resident Parking Tax Exemptions, or write to the Parking Tax Exemption Unit at the address below.

Please note: The address below is for mailing correspondence through postal mail. Walk-ins will not be seen at this location. To visit us in person, click here.

New York City Department of Finance
Parking Tax Exemption Unit
59 Maiden Lane - 19th Floor
New York, NY 10038