Jefferson Educational Society Tax Status

Published 03/20 2014 12:49PM

Updated 03/20 2014 01:00PM

Should the Jefferson Educational Society's property be tax exempt?

The Erie County Board of Tax Assessment appeals will decide.

The society is appealing the decision from the assessment bureau that says the property is taxable...

The board originally found that the society did not meet all of the criteria a non profit must meet to be exempt from paying property tax.
The Jefferson Education Society says they do and provide things for the community that the government should be..

the request comes after the Jefferson Education Society purchased their building in August.
The board will make a decision in the next few weeks.

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