A Delaware river community

Town of Tusten
210 Bridge Street,

Narrowsburg, NY, United States


Kenneth Baim
Phone:  (845) 252-7146
Fax:  (845) 252-7509

E-Mail:  assessor@tusten.org

          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 Tusten.  Open to any age. 
  •      The Enhanced STAR - at age 65 you may qualify.  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.

STAR Program


Enhanced STAR Renewal Application


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

Veterans Exemption


Exemption for Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes

Renewal Exemption for Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes

Tax Exemption for Non Profit Organizations

Renewal Tax Exemption for Non Profit

Organizations (Other forms are applicable - check with Assessor)




These are the most commonly used forms. 
There are many other forms for similar exemption. Not all forms are listed

Assessor

This project was assisted by a grant from the Upper Delaware Council, Narrowsburg, NY 12764

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