ASSESSOR’S OFFICE

 

 
 

 

Address:               Town of Saratoga Offices

                           12 Spring Street

                           Schuylerville, NY  12871

 

Telephone:            (518) 695-4034, ext 312

Fax:                     (518) 695-6782

Email:                   assessortos@albany.twcbc.com

 

Sole Assessor:       Victoria L. Hayner

 

Office Hours:        Monday From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm & Wednesday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

 

The Assessor will be present in the office:

                           Monday:           10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

                           Wednesday:         9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

       

                                                Or

                                        by appointment

 

Exemption Renewal Forms are being mailed the week of December 5th.  Applications for renewals must be received by the assessor by March 1, 2017 in order to be used on the 2017 assessment roll.

 

New STAR or new Enhanced (Senior) STAR applications must be made with the NYS Department  of Tax and Finance at their website  - www.tax.ny.gov  or by telephone at (518) 457-2016.

 

If you have any questions regarding your exemptions or the inventory/assessment on your property, please contact the assessor either by telephone (518) 695 3644 X312 or on line at assessortos@albany.twcbc.com

 

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for:

 

 

 

Exemptions available in the Town of Saratoga include:

 

Residential STAR exemptions

Enhanced (or Senior) STAR exemptions

Low Income Senior exemptions (requires proof of age and yearly income information)

Low Income Disability exemptions (requires proof of disability and proof of income information)

Veteran’s Exemptions – requires proof of honorable discharge from the branch of service and service during specific dates of US conflict

Agricultural exemptions – requires soil maps from the County, proof of income from agricultural purposes (must be a minimum of $10,000 income), lease agreements, etc.

 

 

To qualify for the Low Income Senior exemptions, currently the following exists for income guidelines:

 

Stillwater School district

50% exemption for income (including Social Security income)

                                                                $0 - $13,500

45%                                                          $13,500.01 – 14,499.99

40%                                                          $14,500.00 – 15,499.99

35%                                                          $15,500.00 - 16,499.99

30%                                                          $16,500.00 – 17,399.99

25%                                                          $17,400.00 - 18,299.99

20%                                                          $18,300.00 – 19,199.99

 

Schuylerville School district

 

50% exemption for income                           $0.00 –$29,000

45%                                                          $29.000.01 – 29,999.99

40%                                                          $30,000.00 – 30,999.99

35%                                                          $31,000.00 – 31,999.99

30%                                                          $32,000.00 – 32,999.99

25%                                                          $33,000.00 – 33,799.99

20%                                                          $33,800.00 – 34,699.99

15%                                                          $34,700.00 – 35,599.99

10%                                                          $35,600.00 – 36,499.99

 5 %                                                          $36,500.00 – 37,399.99

 

Saratoga School district

 

50% exemption for income                           $0.00 –$29,000

45%                                                          $29.000.01 – 29,999.99

40%                                                          $30,000.00 – 30,999.99

35%                                                          $31,000.00 – 31,999.99

30%                                                          $32,000.00 – 32,999.99

25%                                                          $33,000.00 – 33,799.99

20%                                                          $33,800.00 – 34,699.99

15%                                                          $34,700.00 – 35,599.99

10%                                                          $35,600.00 – 36,499.99

 5 %                                                          $36,500.00 – 37,399.99

 

 

Senior, Low Income for County and Town purposes:

 

50% exemption for income                           $0.00 – 15,000.00

45%                                                          $15.000.01 – 15,999.99

40%                                                          $16,000.00 – 16,999.99

35%                                                          $17,000.00 - 17,999.99

30%                                                          $18,000.00 – 18,899.99

25%                                                          $18,900.00 – 19,799.99

20%                                                          $19,800 – 20,699.99

 

Low Income Disability Exemption for Town purposes:

 

50% exemption for annual income                 Less than $16,501

45% exemption                                           $16,501 – $17,500

40% exemption                                           $17,501 -  $18,500

35% exemption                                           $18,501 -  $19,500

30% exemption                                           $19,501 -  $20,500

25% exemption                                           $20,501 -  $21,500

20% exemption                                           $21,501 -  $22,500

15% exemption                                           $22,501 -  $23,500

10% exemption                                           $23,501 -  $24,500

  5% exemption                                          $24,501 -  $25,500

 

 

 

Exemption renewal forms will be mailed to Town residents in mid-December.  If you would like to fill out and turn in your renewal form earlier, forms may be obtained at the Assessor’s Office or by accessing the State Office of Real Property Service (ORPS) website @ www.orps.state.ny.us and clicking on forms.

 

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