The Assessor is responsible for fixing the value of real property for tax assessment purposes and for administering the assessment procedures in the town. For further information regarding assessment and/or exemption forms and instructions, please visit the website of the New York State Office of Real Property Tax Services: http://www.tax.ny.gov/research/property/default.htm.
As your assessor I am dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable assessment roll each year.
I welcome anyone who may have a question to call and make an appointment to meet with me so I may have the opportunity to meet you and also to hopefully answer your questions. The main purpose of the assessor's office is to provide a service to our customers, who are the taxpayers of the municipality. Maintaining a fair and equitable assessment roll is a very important part of this service.
Property Assessment Data is available through both the Assessor's office and the Sullivan County website: www.co.sullivan.ny.us.-- click on Departments, go to Real Property Tax Services, then click on Property Assessment Data --follow the prompts. Tax maps are also available on that site.
You may be eligible for exemptions, such as STAR and Veteran's on your PRIMARY RESIDENCE ONLY. Please visit the ORPTS website or contact my office for more informaton.
Assessment Roll Pursuant to RPTL 1590 the 2016 Final Assessment Roll can be viewed here.
If you need to change your address, please fill out the Change of Address Form and mail it to our office.
Renée Ozomek, IAO
Board of Assessment Review
The Board of Assessment Review consists of not less than three or more than five members appointed by the Town Board. The majority of the members cannot be officers and employees of the town. The town Assessor may not serve as a Board of Assessment Review member (Real Property Tax Law, Sections 102(3), (4), (523). They are 5-year terms.
Board of Assessment Review Members:
Assessment Calendar - Important Dates In The Year
July 1 of the preceding year - Valuation Date
March 1 - Taxable Status Date - Exemption Application Deadline
May 1 - Tentative Roll Filed
4th Tuesday in May - Grievance Day
July 1 - Final Roll Filed
August 1 - Small Claim Petition Deadline
September 1 - School Tax Bills Mailed
January 1 - Town and County Tax Bills Mailed
Tess McBeath (845) 887-5250, ext. 5
Town Hall, 104 Main Street, Hortonville, N.Y.