New tax exemptions for volunteer firefighters and ambulance service members signed into law

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has signed new tax exemptions specifically designed for volunteer firefighters and ambulance service members.
This law introduces several key provisions:
Property Tax Break: Volunteer firefighters and ambulance service members will be eligible for a tax exemption of up to 10% on their property taxes.
Lifetime Tax Break: Those who have served over twenty years will receive a remarkable 10% tax break for life.
Spousal Benefits: The law extends eligibility for a tax break to the spouse of a deceased member under certain conditions, offering support in challenging times.
Officials emphasize that this legislation offers tangible benefits to individuals who selflessly safeguard our communities.