​​Town of Tusten                                                      Eagle Capital of New York State

Sullivan County, NY​  

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A Delaware river community

ASSESSOR



Town of Tusten
210 Bridge Street,

Narrowsburg, NY, United States


Kenneth Baim
Phone:  (845) 252-7146 Ext. 1006
Fax:  (845) 252-7509

E-Mail:  assessor@tusten.org


​Office Hours: n/a
     


   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 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's 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.  The 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 the property owner.  Board of Assessment Review meets to hear complaints relating to assessment.
July 1st -     Date of completion of Final Assessment Roll.  The assessor shall complete and file with the Town Clerk.  Legal Notice is published in the paper for public inspection of rolls.



FORMS:
TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATION FOR:
  • VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER & AMBULANCE WORKER
  • SENIOR CITIZEN
  • VETERAN
  • COMMERCIAL, BUSINESS OR INDUSTRIAL 
  • PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES & LIMITED INCOME
  • PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES & LIMITED INCOME (RENEWAL FORM)
  • NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
  • NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS (RENEWAL FORM)

LINKS


TAX ROLLS