The Assessor is an appointed by the Waddington Town Board for a six year term.
The Assessor’s Job:
The Assessor is responsible for preparing market value estimates for every property in the Town/Village of Waddington. The values, or assessments are used for determining the tax burden for each parcel. Annually the Assessor reviews permits, transfers of property, and deed to determine if a change in assessment is necessary.
The Assessor is also responsible for administering exemptions to taxation. These exemptions include Senior Citizen, School Tax Relief (STAR), Agricultural, and Veterans.
July 1st- Valuation Date
March 1st- Taxable Status Date
May 1st – Tentative Assessment Roll filed
Links to following forms:
Grievance Application: RP524
Grievance Instructions: RP524-Ins
Senior Citizen Exemption (income less than $11,400)
Basic Star: To be eligible for Basic STAR exemption the property you are requesting the exemption for must be your primary residence. This is exemption is not available for vacant land.
Enhanced STAR: To be eligible for the Enhanced STAR program at least one owner of the property must be 65 years of age or will be by 12/31. Your adjusted gross income must be less than $79,050. You must show proof of both age and income.