INFORMATIONAL VIDEO ON ASSESSORS JOB DUTIES
Dates to Remember
BASIC STaR (School Tax Relief): Primary residence, no age requirement, income less than $250,000. – New owners must register with NYSDTF. Call 518-457-2036 or register online at www.tax.ny.gov. This exemption only pertains to the school tax bill (September) NOT the town and county tax bill (January).
ENHANCED STaR (School Tax Relief): Primary residence, 65 years of age or older, income less than $92,000. – New owners must register with NYSDTF. Call 518-457-2036 or register online at www.tax.ny.gov. This exemption only pertains to the school tax bill (September) NOT the town and county tax bill (January). If you have received the BASIC STaR exemption in the past and have since turned 65, you may qualify for this larger exemption (contact our office for more information).
AGED (Senior): Primary residence, must be 65 years of age or older by March 1st of the application year, income $32,400. or less. Percentage of exemption is based on income on a sliding scale. This exemption MAY pertain to SCHOOL TAX BILL AND/OR THE TOWN AND COUNTY TAX BILL based on income level. New owners who qualify will receive the Credit Check for the Enhanced portion of this exemption.
VETERANS: Primary residence, honorably discharged from a branch of the Armed Forces. Wartime and Cold war period apply. Copy of DD214 (Service record) necessary to process application. PERTAINS TO TOWN AND COUNTY TAX BILL ONLY.
School Tax Bill - SEPTEMBER: There are three school districts within the Town of Bolton. Bolton Central School, Lake George Central School and Warrensburg Central School. Each school has a designated tax collector who mails out the tax bills in September, collects money and issues receipts. School tax bills are available on-line at: infortaxonline.com or egov.basgov.com.
Town and County Tax Bill - JANUARY: The Town Clerk’s office in the Town of Bolton mails out the Town and County Bills in January, collects the money and issues receipts. Town and County tax bills are available on-line at: egov.basgov.com.
Deeds: If you are in need of a copy of a deed, please visit the Warren County Clerk’s office website at: warrencountyny.gov
Survey’s: If a survey of a property has been completed by a licensed surveyor AND that survey was filed at the Warren County Clerk’s office. You can access that by contacting the Warren County Clerk’s office at 518-761-6484. Please note that Tax Maps are NOT an official survey and should not be used to determine property lines.
Forms and publications are available in the Assessor’s office or can be obtained at the NYS Office of Real Property Tax Services website www.tax.ny.gov
#1 ~ Grievance form RP524 is available on line at www.nytax.gov.com Six copies of this form, plus all documentation, are required. Appointments are requested.
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