Assessor

We’ve dedicated a page to Grievance Day please go here for more detailed information about Grievance Day 2020:

Clinton Grievance Information 2020/ Under Covid-19 Rules

  • Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, please contact the Assessor’s Office for further details on the Grievance Day procedures. 845-266-8179.

If you think your property assessment is not correct, the following is the process you must follow to present your case for a possible change. The Tentative Assessment Roll is available in the Assessor’s Office and on-line through the Dutchess County website at https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/Real-Property-Tax/assessment-rolls.htm beginning on Friday, May 1, 2020.

The BAR (Board of Assessment Review) meeting (Grievance Day) will be held on Wednesday, May 27, but it may be held via Zoom or teleconference and not live in the Town Hall. Please call the Assessor’s office for information and scheduling appearance time at Grievance Day. Grievance Forms (RP-524) and Booklets are available on-line at http://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/publications/orpts/grievancebooklet.pdf.

Grievance forms must be received by the Assessor by the close of the BAR meeting on Wednesday, May 27. However, forms received between Monday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 27 may, at the sole discretion of the Assessor, be heard by the BAR at a later date. Forms received after the close of the May 27 BAR meeting will be rejected as untimely. If you have any questions or need information, contact the Assessor’s Office at 845-266-8179.

In general, the Town of Clinton’s BAR (Board of Assessment) meeting (Grievance Day) is held on the fourth Wednesday after the fourth Tuesday of May each year,  on the third floor of the Masonic Hall Building; call the Assessor’s office for scheduling. Grievance Forms (RP-524) rp524 grievance form

and Booklets grievance booklet

ASSESSMENTS:  The Assessment Roll is available in the Town Clerk’s office during office hrs. or
access through the County website at this link http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/RealPropertyTax/16752.htm

STAR EXEMPTIONS:
“Information on STAR (School Tax Relief) eligibility is available on the NY State Department of Taxation and Finance website at:  https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/eligibility.htm  .  In general, STAR application form submissions to the Assessor are only required for Enhanced STAR renewals and only when the property owners are not enrolled in the IVP (Income Verification Program).
All exemption applications, including Enhanced STAR renewal forms, are due to the Assessor’s Office by March 1.”

 

Grievance Information:  Grievance Day is the fourth Wednesday after the fourth Tuesday in May of each year.  Meetings are held on the third floor of the Masonic Hall.  Forms and Booklets are available here on this page above, or in the Assessor’s Office on Wednesdays, 1:00 to 3.00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.  If you have any questions or need information, contact the Assessor’s Office at 845-266-8179.   

Teresa Stegner, Town Assessor
Judy Malstrom, Clerk

Office Location:
1215 Centre Rd., Rhinebeck, NY 12572; Lower level of the Masonic Hall

Hours:
Office Hours Wednesdays at 1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays at 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Phone: 266-8179
Fax: 266-5748
Email: Assessor@townofclinton.com

Mailing Address:
1215 Centre Road Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Other Information:

Tentative Tax Rolls & Assessor Grievance Day 2020