What are the functions of the Assessment Department?
In accordance with the NYS Real Property Tax Law the Assessment Department locates real property, maintains inventory data, tracks ownership of all property in the town, places value on real property, processes exemptions, prepares and creates the assessment roll, prepares and assists the public by providing information with regard to all of the above.

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1. What are the functions of the Assessment Department?
2. What does the Assessor Do?
3. How is an assessment calculated?
4. As a property owner, what are my responsibilities?
5. Are there any real property tax exemptions that can help lower my taxes?
6. How do I ask for my assessment to be reviewed?
7. My assessment seems higher than similar size and style homes in my neighborhood even after the Informal Assessment Review. How do I go about getting my assessment reduced?
8. But my taxes are still too high?