The Assessor is an appointed by the Waddington Town Board for a six year term.
Office Hours: Tuesdays 9am- noon or by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling the Assessor directly or contacting the Town Clerk’s Office
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.
Board of Assessment Review:
Richard Hobkirk, Chairman
Lou Anne King Mark Brouilette
James Locy Thomas Nelson
July 1st- Valuation Date
March 1st- Taxable Status Date
March 1st- Exemption application deadline
May 1st – Tentative Assessment Roll filed
Grievance Day- 4th Tuesday in May
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.