ASSESSOR'S OFFICE

 

 

Address:               Town of Saratoga Offices

                           12 Spring Street

                           Schuylerville, NY  12871

 

Telephone:            (518) 695-4034, ext 321

Fax:                     (518) 695-6782

Email:                   assessortos@albany.twcbc.com

 

Assessor's Clerk:    Dorothy Lavazzo

Email:                   dlavzzotos@albany.twcbc.com

Hours:                   Wednesdays and Fridays 9:00 am to 3:00 pm  (During the summer the    

                             town  offices close at 12:00 noon on Fridays)

Dorothy is available to answer most administrative questions  regarding exemptions, address changes, tax map requests, copies of deeds, and other related tasks.

 

Sole Assessor:       Lorraine Fiorino

Email:                  assessortos@albany.twcbc.com

Office Hours:         as follows

                           Tuesday:   3:00 pm to 8:00 pm

                           Wednesday:  9:00 am to 12:00 pm   Or By Appointment

 

Tentative assessment and Grievance Information

The Assessor will be in attendance by phone appointment only with the tentative assessment roll, on the following days and between the following hours; May 11th, 4pm-8pm; May 15th, 9am-1pm; May 18th, 3pm-7pm; and May 19th, 9am-1pm.

 

The Board of Assessment Review will meet on June 1st, 2021 between the hours of 4pm - 8pm at Town Hall, 12 Spring St. Schuylerville, NY to hear and examine all complaints in relation to assessments on the application of any person believing themselves to be aggrieved. Social distancing and masks will be required.

The link to view the town of Saratoga and Villages of Schuylerville  and Victory assessment roll is below

https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/2021-tentative-assessment-rolls

 

 

Assessor's Office is responsible for:

 

  • Establishing and maintaining property assessments which are used to satisfy the Town, County, Village of Schuylerville and School tax levy. (Village of Victory currently maintains their own assessments for village taxation purposes)
  • Maintaining property ownership, inventory records, recording sales and exemption filings
  • Helping taxpayers to fill out and file exemption forms
  • Keeping current with property tax laws and changes to the roll of assessor by taking classes and attending conferences.

 

 

Exemptions available in the Town of Saratoga include:

 

Residential STAR exemptions

Enhanced (or Senior) STAR exemptions

Low Income Senior exemptions (requires proof of age and yearly income information)

Low Income Disability exemptions (requires proof of disability and proof of income information)

Veteran Exemptions - requires proof of honorable discharge from the branch of service and service during specific dates of US conflict

Agricultural exemptions - requires soil maps from the County, proof of income from agricultural purposes (must be a minimum of $10,000 income), lease agreements, etc.

 

 

To qualify for the Low Income Senior exemptions, currently the following exists for income guidelines:

 

Stillwater School district

50% exemption for income (including Social Security income)

                                                                $0 - $13,500

45%                                                          $13,500.01 - 14,499.99

40%                                                          $14,500.00 - 15,499.99

35%                                                          $15,500.00 - 16,499.99

30%                                                          $16,500.00 - 17,399.99

25%                                                          $17,400.00 - 18,299.99

20%                                                          $18,300.00 - 19,199.99

 

Schuylerville School district

 

50% exemption for income                           $0.00 - $29,000

45%                                                          $29.000.01 - 29,999.99

40%                                                          $30,000.00 - 30,999.99

35%                                                          $31,000.00 - 31,999.99

30%                                                          $32,000.00 - 32,999.99

25%                                                          $33,000.00 - 33,799.99

20%                                                          $33,800.00 - 34,699.99

15%                                                          $34,700.00 - 35,599.99

10%                                                          $35,600.00 - 36,499.99

 5 %                                                          $36,500.00 - 37,399.99

 

Saratoga School district

 

50% exemption for income                           $0.00 - $29,000

45%                                                          $29.000.01 - 29,999.99

40%                                                          $30,000.00 - 30,999.99

35%                                                          $31,000.00 - 31,999.99

30%                                                          $32,000.00 - 32,999.99

25%                                                          $33,000.00 - 33,799.99

20%                                                          $33,800.00 - 34,699.99

15%                                                          $34,700.00 - 35,599.99

10%                                                          $35,600.00 - 36,499.99

 5 %                                                          $36,500.00 - 37,399.99

 

 

Senior, Low Income for County and Town purposes:

 

50% exemption for income                           $0.00 - 15,000.00

45%                                                          $15.000.01 - 15,999.99

40%                                                          $16,000.00 - 16,999.99

35%                                                          $17,000.00 - 17,999.99

30%                                                          $18,000.00 - 18,899.99

25%                                                          $18,900.00 - 19,799.99

20%                                                          $19,800.00 - 20,699.99

 

Low Income Disability Exemption for Town purposes:

 

50% exemption for annual income                 Less than $16,501

45% exemption                                           $16,501 - $17,500

40% exemption                                           $17,501 -  $18,500

35% exemption                                           $18,501 -  $19,500

30% exemption                                           $19,501 -  $20,500

25% exemption                                           $20,501 -  $21,500

20% exemption                                           $21,501 -  $22,500

15% exemption                                           $22,501 -  $23,500

10% exemption                                           $23,501 -  $24,500

  5% exemption                                          $24,501 -  $25,500

 

 

 

Exemption renewal forms will be mailed to Town residents in mid-December.  If you would like to fill out and turn in your renewal form earlier, forms may be obtained at the Assessor's Office or by accessing the State Office of Real Property Service (ORPS) website @ www.orps.state.ny.us and clicking on forms.

 

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