The Low Income Senior Exemption Application has been mailed. We will be mailing out Enhanced Star Renewal applications the second week in September. We will be taking applications in the Common Council Chambers from September 4th to October 12th. After October 12th, proceed to the Assessor's Office on the second floor.
2018 FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL HAS BEEN COMPLETED. OWNERS NAMES ARE NOW APPEARING ON THE FINAL ROLL. WILL YOU BE 65 BY DECEMBER 31, 2019? IF SO; YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO THE ENHANCED STAR EXEMPTION.(CAP 86,300). CALL US FOR DETAILS. APPLY BY TAXABLE STATUS DATE (MARCH 1, 2019).
ENHANCED STAR SENIORS ON THE "INCOME VERIFICATION PROGRAM" (IVP) WITH NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; N.Y.STATE WILL CONTACT YOU IF THERE IS A PROBLEM VERIFYING YOUR INCOME FROM YOUR 2017 NEW YORK STATE TAX RETURN.
EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY TAXABLE STATUS DATE WHICH IS (MARCH 1, 2019). THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE IS ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CITY HALL.
The 2018 Final Assessment Roll is in the Assessor's Office by July 1st, 2018, at the N.T. Library, On the City of North Tonawanda's website (Homepage at the bottom): www.northtonawanda.org , and Niagara County Real Property website: (niagaracounty.com/realproperty/) Please use this for any additional tax information requests. Important Tax Dates for 2018-2019 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 LOW INCOME SENIOR (65) INCOME CAPS AT ($28,499.99) OR ON DISABILITY (CAPS AT 26,899.99) OR A VETERAN; YOU NEED TO APPLY IN THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE.IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A CHECK FOR STAR FROM N.Y.S., REGISTER ONLINE OR CALL. ALSO;
If you are having trouble, put the website in the URL (address box) OR CALL: 1-518-457-2036 PLEASE REGISTER by July 1, 2019 to receive a Check from N.Y.S. by September, but you still have until December 31, 2019 to apply. The check can be used as a third party check to pay the school tax bill at the Treasurer's Office.