Office for the Aging


Tax tip! Do You Know About the Nursing Home Assessment Credit?

For older New Yorkers and/or their caregivers who pay privately for nursing home care in New York State, the 6 percent state assessment added to their monthly bill is not a surprise. What is not common knowledge, however, is that there is an opportunity for many who pay this monthly assessment to recoup their payment through a refundable nursing home assessment credit from New York State.

There are conditions to receiving this credit. For more information regarding eligibility for you or a loved one, please visit