How to Apply

Submit the Not-For-Profit Organization's Tax Exemption Application. Be sure to read all instructions carefully and include all required documentation. Incomplete submissions will delay processing.

Required Documentation

  • Articles of incorporation (If you are leasing any part of the parcel to another not-for-profit, attach that organization's articles.)
  • Bylaws (If you are leasing any part of the parcel to a not-for-profit, attach that organization's bylaws.)
  • Deed, if the parcel is in Staten Island or not available in ACRIS
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • If leasing, attach the lease
  • If the property is a parsonage, attach the certificate of ordination
  • If applying for a contemplated use, attach building plans, architectural renderings, a Department of Buildings permit, or evidence of building fund

Other Exemptions

In addition to the not-for-profit property tax exemption, the Department of Finance administers a number of other exemptions for property owners. To learn more, visit the "Ways to Save" page on the DOF website.


Frequently Asked Questions