NOTICE: New STAR applicants must register with the NYS Tax Department on-line at www.tax.ny.gov or by calling 518-457-2036.
Important Dates to Remember Affecting the Assessment Process:
March 1st (Taxable Status Date): Deadline for all exemptions to be filed with the Assessor. Property improvements & condition, as of this date, will be the basis for the coming assessment cycle.
May 1st Tentative Assessment Roll is filed containing all values and exemptions for the tax year. Change of assessment notices are mailed this week.
4th Thursday in May (Grievance Day): Board of Assessment Review meets to hear all complaints regarding assessments.
July 1st Final Assessment Roll filed. Town, County and School taxes are based on this roll’s information.
Senior Citizen Exemption:
You will be required to file for the Enhanced STAR Exemption and Senior Citizen Exemption separately. In the past, you were only required to submit one form to apply for both exemptions. That is no longer the case.
If you are over the age of 65, and under $37,400 for income you may be eligible for additional exemptions. Please contact the Assessment Office for additional details. THIS EXEMPTION MUST BE RENEWED YEARLY WITH THE ASSESSMENT OFFICE. Deadline is March 1st.
Property Tax Exemptions:
Other property tax exemptions available under State law include: