The assessor is responsible to maintain a current inventory of all real property in the town. This inventory is used to establish a fair market value which then becomes the assessed value for the property. The office is also responsible for the receipt and administration of partial or whole tax exemptions.
Key Dates to Remember
Valuation Date: July 1st
Taxable Status Date: March 1st
Exemption Filing Deadline: March 1st
Tentative Roll Filed: May 1st
Grievance Day: 4th Thursday in May
Final Roll/Valuation Date: July 1st
Frequently Asked Questions
What and when is Grievance Day?
Property owners who feel they are over assessed have the right to present their information to an impartial Board of Assessment Review. Grievance Day is the 4th Thursday in May.
A property owner may request a review of their assessment and inventory at any time.
How do I apply for a Veteran’s exemption?
Please contact the Livingston County Veterans Service Agency at 585-243-7960. After completing the application please mail or drop off the application at the Town Hall by March 1st.
What is the income limit for the Senior Citizen Low Income exemption?
$24,999 including social security.
Real Property Exemption Administration
All exemptions on commercial and residential properties must be filed by March 1st, Taxable Status Day.
- Senior Cititzens with Limited Income
- STAR (Basic & Enhanced)
- Persons with Disabilities with Limited Income
- Business Improvements
- Non-Profit Organizations
STAR is the New York State School Tax Relief program that provides an examption from school property taxes for owner-occupied, primary residences.
For more information on exemptions visit www.tax.ny.gov
On line access to property information, including age, style, size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, exemptions and assessment can be accessed by visiting the Livingston County Website
Property Tax Freeze Credit
Taxpayers Call: 518-453-8146
Family Tax Relief Credit
(Click on “Do I Qualify?”)
Taxpayers Call: 518-485-1057
Taxpayers Call: 518-457-2036