Description of Duties of the Assessor

The assessor is a State certified official who estimates the value of real property within the Town's boundaries. This value is converted into an assessment, which is one component in the computation of real property tax bills.

The assessor is also responsible for administering exemptions.  These exemptions include:  

  • STAR (Existing Exemption Only)
  • Enhanced STAR (Existing Exemption Only)
    • Note: New Homeowners will apply for S.T.A.R through New York State at www.tax.ny.gov/star or by calling (518) 457-2036 weekdays 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Veteran's
  • Agricultural
  • Low Income/Disability 
  • Non-Profit

 

http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/exemption/index.htm

http://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/orpts_cur_forms.htm