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    Learn about the application and renewal process.
    



The 2023-2024 renewal period has begun.

General Information

Your nonprofit organization may be eligible for a full or partial property tax exemption depending upon how the property is used.


Eligibility

A wide range of nonprofits may qualify for a full or partial exemption, including charitable organizations, hospitals, educational institutions, houses of worship, religious organizations, parsonages, historical societies, libraries, public playgrounds, cemeteries, veterans groups, and more.

To receive a property tax exemption, the property’s title must be in the name of a nonprofit organization. The applicant organization must be the owner, and the property must be used for an exempt purpose.

The types of properties which may be eligible include properties that:

  • are used for religious services
  • are residential and owned by the religious organization to house the officiating clergy
  • are residential and used as a school dormitory or hospital staff housing
  • have classrooms for pre-school or higher levels of education
  • provide hospital services or skilled nursing care
  • have offices for charitable uses, including philanthropic or artistic
  • are used for mental or moral improvement, such as youth athletics

Visit the Application details page for more information.

The Department of Finance has produced a brochure to help not-for-profit organizations determine whether they qualify for the not-for-profit property tax exemption. Please download the not-for-profit property tax exemption brochure for helpful information.

Cover art of the Not-For-Profit brochure