Town of Thurston, New York

Assessors

ASSESSMENT OFFICE
 
The primary responsibility of the Assessment Office to maintain equitable assessments and authorize property tax exemptions throughout the Town. The Assessor is required to administer the assessment roll in accordance with New York State Real Property Tax Law, the Town Charter, and rules and regulations promulgated by the New York State Board of Real Property Services. The assessment roll and property inventory data is maintained using the Real Property System (RPS) developed by the New York State Office of Real Property Services (ORPS). For more information, please visit: http://www.steubencony.org/Pages.asp?PGID=40

 

 

 

Assessors generally have office hours 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm each Thursday during the months of September through April in the Thurston Town Hall located at 7578 County Route 333. For an appointment after those dates, please contact one of the assessors.

The Board of Assessment Review meets to review grievances on the 4th Tuesday of May each year. This is held from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Thurston Town Hall at 7578 County Route 333.

The general public can view tentative and final assessment rolls for the Town of Thurston on the Steuben County website at the following link:

http://www.steubencony.org/pages.asp?PID=464

Assessor Information:

e-mail – thurstonassessor@nullstny.rr.com

Gordon Foster, Chief Assessor

Phone: 607-776-3777

Diana Dixon, Assessor

Phone: 607-527-8313

 

General Information and Instructions for filing Complaints on Real Property Assessments, as well as the Complaint Form can be found on the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Website. (Click on underlined link)

Complaint forms on Real Property Assessments should be printed, completed, and signed before being hand delivered to the Town Hall in Thurston located at 7578 County Route 333, Thurston, New York. Hours for such delivery are Friday evenings from 7:00-9:00 PM beginning the second Friday in January 2011 and continuing through the last Friday of March 2011.

Reminder: Star Exemption Applications are due no later than March 1 each year.

General Information and Instructions for filing for the Star Exemption as well as the Star Exemption Application form can be found on the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. (Click on underlined link)

Contact one of the Assessors noted above for information on the date your exemption will show on your school tax bill.

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