TAX RELIEF CHECKS ARE STILL BEING SENT BY NEW YORK STATE.
WILL YOU BE 65 BY DECEMBER 31, 2018? IF SO; YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO THE ENHANCED STAR EXEMPTION. CALL US FOR DETAILS. APPLY BY TAXABLE STATUS DATE (MARCH 1, 2018).
SENIORS ON I.V.P. (INCOME VERIFICATION PROGRAM) WITH NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE. WE ARE ONLY CONTACTING YOU IF N.Y.STATE HAS A PROBLEM VERIFYING YOUR INCOME FROM YOUR NEW YORK STATE TAX RETURN.
SENIORS: APPLY FOR YOUR EXEMPTIONS BY MARCH 1, 2018 IN THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CITY HALL.
The 2017 Final Assessment Roll is in the Assessor's Office, the Library, www.northtonawanda.org , and www.niagara.oarsystem.com (or click on 4th Tab above). Please use this for any additional tax information requests. Important Tax Dates for 2017-2018 have been added to the calendar.
IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING BASIC & ENHANCED STAR
AS OF MARCH 2, 2015 NEW HOMEOWNERS WILL NO LONGER APPLY TO THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE FOR THE BASIC & ENHANCED STAR.YOU NEED TO APPLY WITH NEW YORK STATE. If you are a low income senior (65) (less than $28,499.99) in income or if you are a Veteran; you still need to apply in the Assessor' Office. IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A CHECK FOR STAR, REGISTER ONLINE OR CALL. ALSO IF YOU HAVE NEVER APPLIED BEFORE. www.tax.ny.gov/star
If you are having trouble, put the website in the URL (address box) OR CALL: 1-518-457-2036 PLEASE REGISTER by July 1, 2018 to receive a Check from N.Y.S. by September, but you still have until December 31, 2018. The check can be used as a third party check to pay the school tax bill at the City/Clerk Treasurer's Office.