Town Of Elbridge
Town Assessor: Celeste Karakas
The Town Assessor will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm for
appointments or questions.
Assessing Clerk: Penelope Ceratt
Phone: 315-689-7405 Fax: 315-689-3122
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - noon, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
ALL QUESTIONS concerning the proposal of the B-STAR (Re-)Registration should call New York State at 518-457-2036. The Assessing Office has been advised to refer all questions to them. Thank you.
Town of Elbridge Residents, please be advised:
The 2013 Final Assessment Role is available here.
TAXPAYERS RIGHTS AN INFORMATION
$500,000 income limit for Basic STAR property tax exemption
View here: 2011/11-0120 B-star handout
Fairness and Equity: The Job of the Assessor [11 minutes]
Assessments and Real Property Taxes: An Overview [28 minutes
View here: http://www.orps.state.ny.us/video/index.cfm
2014 Sitting with the Assessment Roll
Tuesday May 6th 9:00am - 1:00pm
Thursday May 8th 9:00 am - 1:00pm & 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday May 10th 1:00pm - 5:00pm
2014 Grievance Day
Wednesday May 28th 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Informal meetings with the Assessor are held throughout the year usually by scheduled appointments.
Procedures for Informal Hearings and Hearings
In addition to the above scheduled times for sitting with the assessment roll, the Assessor will be available Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 22, 2014 for informal hearings to discuss any assessment prior to grievance day; Wednesday May 28, 2014. Please call Penny @ 689-7405 to schedule an appointment.
Any owner contesting their assessment that have recently purchased or are currently listing their property should bring the MLS listing, signed purchase agreement, property appraisal and any additional pertinent information available. For all others, please provide any useful information for the basis of your claim including photographs, street listings or comparisons. All information will become the property of the Town of Elbridge and kept confidential.
We ask that any commercial properties supply an income and expense statement or business income tax returns as they will be requested for grievance.
Grievance forms need to be completed and returned prior to May 22, 2014 to receive an appointment time. Walk-ins will still be accepted and scheduled by the grievance board on May 28, 2014.