Patricia Osier, Sole Assessor
Town Assessor Hours are Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 pm and Fridays 8:00-4:30.
Board of Assessment Review – 5 Year Term
09/30/2018 Andy Belkevich
09/30/2020 Brenda Wells
09/30/2016 Pamela Rafferty
09/30/2017 Frederick Hammann
09/30/2019 Steven Dunn
The STAR Property Tax Relief Program has changed.
ASSESSMENT AND TAX COLLECTION CALENDAR
July 1– assessments become Final – used as the basis for taxes for the coming year.
July thru April – Assessor inspects properties for changes that may affect value such as additions, renovations or demolitions. Taxpayers are urged to contact the Assessor any time during the year to review data for their property and to discuss the valuation process.
September 1 – most school district’s tax bills are mailed with 30 day interest free period
October – Enhanced STAR & Aged Exemption renewals mailed (deadline is March 1st)
November (1st Friday) – final day for school collector to accept taxes – after this date school taxes plus penalty are added to the January tax bill
January 1 – most municipal tax bills mailed with 30 day interest free payment period
March 1 – Taxable Status Date – the Deadline for all exemptions (new or renewals) to be filed with the Assessor. Property improvement status and condition, as of this date, will be the basis for the coming assessment cycle
April 1 – ALL TAXES BECOME COUNTY LIENS AND MUST BE PAID TO THE COUNTY TREASURER
April 15 – (from July 1 to this date) the Assessor determines the values for this year’s Tentative Assessment Roll
May 1 – Tentative Assessment Roll is filed containing all values and exemptions for the next tax year. Change of assessment notices are mailed
4th Tuesday in May – Grievance Day – when the Board of Assessment Review meets to hear all taxpayers complaints regarding assessments
July 1 – Final Assessment Roll filed and annual cycle begins again
Note: Real Property Tax Law states that the failure to receive a tax bill shall not, in any way, affect the validity of the taxes or interest. Please contact the tax collector immediately if you do not receive your tax bill.