WHEN: May 23,2023
The BAR’s sole purpose is to arrive at a fair and impartial decision regarding the assessment on property. The BAR hearings evaluate assessment reviews (grievance applications) and are open to the public under the State’s Open Meeting Law.
The Board of Assessment Review (BAR) consists of five residents of the community appointed by the Town Board and serve a five year term.
Assessment Fiscal Year 2023
July 1st – Valuation Date
Date used to set the market value (what the property would sell for).
March 1st – Taxable Status Date
Last date for an exemption application to be filed with the Assessor. Date used to value the property as it physically stands.
May 1st – Tentative Roll Date
Last date that the Tentative Roll may be filed in the Town Clerk’s Office. It is available for review in the Assessor’s Office. Grievance Application RP-524 is available in the Assessor’s Office and this is the initial date to file a grievance application. Grievance applications can be filed no later than the second week in May.
4th Tuesday in May (May 23rd) – Grievance Day
Last date to file a Grievance Application (RP-524) in the Assessor’s Office. This is also the hearing date of the Board of Assessment Review (BAR).
July 1st – Final Assessment Roll Date
No later than July 1st, BAR decisions reflect changes from Tentative to Final Roll; BAR decisions are mailed and filed in the Town Clerk’s Office and available for review in the Assessor’s Office, as well as available online at www.senecafalls.com.
NYS Office of Real Property Services – Town of Seneca Falls Assessment Roll Dates
THE FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL WILL BE USED FOR THE CURRENT CALENDAR YEAR SCHOOL TAXES AND THE FUTURE CALENDAR YEAR TOWN/COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS.
Board of Assessment Review
|Deborah VonWald||Town Assessor||(315) 568-9700|
|Kim Rose||Real Property Tax Service Aide||(315) 568-9700|