A Delaware river community
Ken Baim, Sole Assessor
Town of Tusten
210 Bridge Street,
Narrowsburg, NY, United States
Phone: (845) 252-7146
Fax: (845) 252-7509
The Assessor is appointed by the Town Board. The term of office is six years which is set by the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance. Duties: To locate, identify and value real property in the Town for the purpose of distributing taxes in accordance with real property tax laws. Administers and processes exemptions. The most common types are Seniors, Veterans, STAR, Business, Agricultural, Forest, and Religious.
The Basic STAR is a school tax exemption for homeowners whose primary residency is the Town of Bethel. Open to any age. At age 65 you may qualify for the Enhanced STAR. Contact the Assessor's office for forms.
The Sullivan County Clerk's Office in Monticello handles the filing and recording of deeds. The Assessor's Office receives copies to record the new owner information.
The Sullivan County Clerk and the County Real Property Tax Service file and record Tax Map changes that are approved. The Assessor's Office receives copies of the changes to update our records.
Property Ownership can not be changed at the Assessor's Office. Property Ownership must be done through the Sullivan County Clerk's Office by filing a new deed.
Important Dates on the Assessment Calendar:
March 1st – Taxable status day. Date all exemptions must be filed with the Assessor’s Office.
May 1st - Date of the completion of Tentative Assessment Roll. Assessor shall complete and file this roll with the Town Clerk. Legal Notice is published in the paper for public inspection of rolls.
Grievance Day – The 4th Tuesday in May. Ten days prior to Grievance Day Assessor shall mail a change in assessment to property owner. Board of Assessment Review meets to hear complains relating to assessment.
July 1st - Date of completion of Final Assessment Roll. Assessor shall complete and file with the Town Clerk. Legal Notice is published in the paper for public inspection of rolls.
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Mailing Notice for Third Party
Senior Citizen Exemption
Volunteer Firefighter and Ambulance
Worker Exemption Application
Application for Commercial,
Business or Industrial Exemptions
Application for Capital Improvement
to Residential Property
Exemption for Persons with Disabilities
and Limited Incomes
Renewal Exemption for Persons with
Disabilities and Limited Incomes
Tax Exemption for Non Profit Organizations
(Other forms are applicable - check
Renewal Tax Exemption for Non Profit
Organizations (Other forms are applicable
- check with Assessor)
These are commonly used forms.
There are many other forms for
similar exemption. Not all forms are listed
Eagle Capital of New York State
Town of Tusten 2017 Tentative Assessment Roll
Sullivan County Real Property Tax Services Property Assessment Data
Town of Tusten 2016 Final Assessment Roll
Sullivan County Tax Auctions
School & Property Tax Bill Information
Links to NYS Real Property Tax Forms
State of New York School Tax Relief Program Information(STAR)
How to Contest Your Assessment
Real Property Assessment Grievance Application
Small Claims Assessment Review Information
Town of Tusten
Sullivan County, NY
This project was assisted by a grant from the Upper Delaware Council, Narrowsburg, NY 12764