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Town Assessor
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Sole Assessor
Senior Clerk
John Gotebiowski
Data Collector
Address:
439 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Catskill, NY 12414
Phone:
(518) 943-2141 ext. 7
Fax:
(518) 943-7121
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:00 PM
Closed for Lunch Noon to 12:30 PM

 
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WELCOME TO THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE ONLINE
The Assessor will:
        -Calculate the assessed value of property within the Town of Catskill.  
        -Provide the following publicly available information about a property upon request:  
                Owner's name(s)
                Current and previous assessed value of home
                Year built
                Last sale price
                Tax rates
        -Review eligibility for and provide information about tax exemptions such as:  
                STaR and Enhanced STaR
                Veteran's Exemption
                Senior's Exemption
                Agriculture Exemption
        -Assist taxpayers in filling out and submitting exemption forms.
        -Assist taxpayers with grievance process.
                For Grievance form (RP-524)  https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp524_fill_in.pdf 
        -Maintain property transfer records.




Assessor's Office at Work:
Ocassionally the office staff are out in the field taking photos of real property throughout the Town.
This effort is undertaken to maintain the accuracy of our files.
Our staff can be identified by a Town of Catskill Photo ID.   

STAR (School Tax Relief)
If you recently purchased your home or never applied for the STAR benefit on your current home, then you may register for the STAR credit.  https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/default.htm
If you are turning 65 years of age by the end of the year and received a STAR benefit for your property for the 2015-16 school year, then you may apply for the Enhanced STAR.  Submit the form to the Assessor’s office on or before taxable status date:  March 1st. https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp425e_fill_in.pdf
If you file a New York State tax return and would like your Enhanced STAR benefit automatically renewed, then submit the Income Verification Program form to the Assessor’s office on or before taxable status date:  March 1st.  https://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp425ivp_fill_in.pdf





Important Assessment Dates:            

January 1st             
County/Town Tax Bills   
March 1st       
Taxable Status & Exemption Filing Date  
May 1st 
Tentative Assessment Roll Filing        
4th Tuesday in May      
Grievance Day   
June 1st        
Village Tax Bills       
July 1st        
Final Roll Filing       
September 1st   
School Tax Bills        
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NOTE TO BUSINESSES:  
**All businesses operating in the Town or Village of Catskill must file an [ncome and Expense Statement in the Assessor's Office every year (no later than the first day of February) in accordance with Local Law #1 of 1998 as passed by Resolution #5-98 Filing Requirements for Income Producing Properties.