NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL
AND HEARING OF COMPLAINTS
(PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 506 AND 526 OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW) Notice is hereby given that the Assessor for the Town of Brunswick, Rensselaer County, New York has completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year and a copy thereof has been filed with the Assessor at the Brunswick Town Office. Pursuant to Executive Order 202.22, in-person inspection of the Tentative Assessment Roll is suspended. However, the Tentative Assessment Roll may be seen and examined by any person interested therein on the Assessing Department page of the Town website (http://www.townofbrunswick.org).
The Board of Assessment Review will meet at 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in said Town of Brunswick to hear complaints in relation to assessments of real property. Pursuant to Executive Order 202.22, the Board of Assessment Review will meet remotely by conference call or similar service, in which complainants will be permitted to present their complaints through such service and the public will be permitted to view or listen to such proceeding. Information concerning the service to be used by the Board of Assessment Review for such purposes and instructions to complainants and the public concerning how to participate and observe such proceedings will be posted on the Assessing Department page of the Town website.
Information concerning contesting an assessment and forms and instructions to contest an assessment are available on the Assessing Department page of the Town website.
Town of Brunswick
Complaints for the 2020 Tentative Assessment Roll must be submitted to the Town of Brunswick on or before 5/26/2020. Please contact the Assessment Department to schedule a hearing time.
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What Does the Assessor Do?
Collect and maintain the physical information needed to estimate the market value of all property in the Town of Brunswick.
Maintain the ownership records for all property in the Town.
Estimate an assessed value of each parcel for purposes of taxation.
Review and processes real property tax exemption application and grant such exemptions when legally appropriate.
Important Assessor's Office Dates
March 1st – Taxable Status Date: Exemption application must be filed on or before this date. The assessment reflects what exists on a parcel of land as of this date.
May 1st – Tentative Assessment Roll is Filed: The assessed value for all property in the Town are tentatively established. Exemptions are calculated and entered on the assessment roll.
May 1st –Grievance Period Begins: The period during which a property owner may file for an administrative review of their assessment.
Fourth Tuesday in May – Grievance Day: This is the last day to file a formal complaint to the Board of Assessment Review protesting the assessment or an exemption shown on the tentative assessment roll. The Board of Assessment Review convenes and entertains discussion from any property owner who wants to discuss why they believe their property is improperly assessed.
Assessment Appeal Process
If you believe your assessment is incorrect, please feel free to contact the Assessor’s Office. We will be happy to listen to your concerns regarding your assessment.
The forms available here may help you prepare for an appeal: