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CHANGE IN OFFICE HOURS FOR FALL 2020:

The Assessor’s Asst. will be in the office from 9 a.m. until noon on the following days in September and October 2020.  Please watch for future dates to be posted.  Thank you.  

Friday (9/11)
Tuesday & Thursday (9/15 & 9/17)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday (9/21, 9/23, 9/25)
Tuesday & Thursday (9/29 & 10/1)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday (10/5, 10/7, 10/9)

NYS IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS:

HOMEOWNERS’ STAR CREDIT LINE: (518) 457-2036
HOMEOWNERS’ PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT LINE: (518) 453-8146

The function of the Assessor’s office is to maintain a fair and equitable tax value on all real property within the Town. We administer this function by following New York State Real Property Law under the auspices of the Broome County Real Property Tax Service and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. To maintain a fair and equitable assessment, we constantly review our records, updating inventory when necessary. We continue this process by visiting new construction and recording physical changes to existing properties on our property record cards. Our reference to inventory includes changes to square feet living area (additions), decks, porches, sheds, in-ground swimming pools, garages, etc.

Tax rates are applied to Taxable Value (Assessed Value minus exemptions) and are set by the various taxing jurisdictions which results in your property and school tax bill. School tax bills are sent by and paid to the school tax collector. Property tax bills are sent by and are paid to the Broome County Real Property Tax Office.  Please direct questions regarding taxes to the applicable person or office.

Please call for answers to your questions during office hours or leave a message, and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Staff Contacts

Joseph Cook

Assessor

Phone

(607) 772-0357 ext. 15

Amy Ricci

Assessor’s Assistant

Phone

(607) 772-0357 ext. 13

Resources

Broome County GIS:

http://broomegis.co.broome.ny.us/website/gisweb/portal.htm

Broome County Real Property:

http://www.gobroomecounty.com/realprop/

NYS Property Tax Exemption Applications

https://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/orpts/exemption.htm

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Contact Information

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

SUMMER HOURS:  July & August
Closed Monday & Friday

Assessor Is In the Office:  
Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
(Appointments only)

Phone

(607) 772-0357 ext. 13

 

E-Mail

Assessor@TownofBinghamton.com

Fax

(607) 772-6911

Address

279 Park Avenue
Binghamton, NY 13903
United States
See map: Google Maps

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