The Assessor's Office is responsible for the placement of fair and equitable assessments upon each and every property within the Town of Wawayanda. Every property within the town is periodically inspected. The data regarding the physical characteristics is gathered and maintained in our database. Items such as style, year built, size, age and condition are maintained. This information is updated any time there is a physical change in the property. In addition, it is the responsibility of this office to maintain and update all ownership information regarding each parcel. This office is also responsible for administering exemptions for wholly exempt purposes, veterans exemptions, agricultural exemptions, business improvement exemptions, aged exemptions, disability exemptions and the Enhanced Star Exemption for resident homeowners age 65 or older of one, two, and three family dwellings. In addition to these functions, it is also the duty of the Assessor's Office to annually provide for a grievance period where taxpayers can contest the assessment on their properties.
Dear Wawayanda Homeowners:
Are you turning 65 before December 31, 2021? Is your gross annual income less than $88,000? Is your home in Wawayanda your primary residence?
If you answered yes to those 3 questions, please come in to the Town of Wawayanda Assessor’s Office before March 1, 2021. You may be eligible for The Enhanced Star Tax Exemption.
Please bring in the following:
PLEASE BRING DOCUMENTS TO:
80 RIDGEBURY HILL RD
SLATE HILL, NY 10973
APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTATION must be received ON or BEFORE MARCH 1, 2021
- All property taxes must be paid in full.
- Tax receipts showing proof of payment may be requested.
- Parcels must have the same deeded owners of record.
- Parcels must be in the same school district.
- Parcels must be adjacent and/or not split by another parcel.
- Parcels must be in the same municipality.
Click here for the fillable form
New! Property Tax Credit Lookup Tool
Property owners can use the new tool to view and print STAR and property tax relief credit information.
If you are requesting and estimate of taxes for a shed, deck, pool, addition, New Construction Home etc.. Please click on the LINK and fill out the estimate of taxes request form. Please fax the form to 845-355-5752 or drop off at the Assessor's office. Please fill out as much information as possible. Please allow 1-2 weeks for the form to be processed.
The information provided is intended to assist you, but it is not meant to replace the personal service we pride ourselves on providing.
Wawayanda Tax Bill - To access your tax bill, log into http://egov.basgov.com/Wawayanda/, access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.
Minisink School Tax Bill - To access your School tax bill, log into http://egov.basgov.com/MinisinkValleyCSD/, access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.
Goshen School Tax Bill - To access your School tax bill, http://egov.basgov.com/goshencentralschool/, access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.
Middletown School Tax Bill - To access your School tax bill, http://egov.basgov.com/middletowncityschool/, access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.
New york State has changed the laws for Star. If you purchased your home after March 2, 2015 you are not eligible for the STAR school property tax exemption, however you may register with New York State for the Personal Income Tax Credit/Check program. Please click here to Register. If you have any questions ABOUT YOUR STAR CHECK please call 518-457-2036.
The Assessors Office is in the process of updating our records to ensure current inventory of all properties. The Assessor and Data Collector will be taking exterior photos for the next several months. If anyone has any concerns please contact the Assessor's Office at 845-355-5700, Option 9
The Town's Equilization rate for 2020 is 61.50%
The Town's Residential Assessment Ratio (RAR) for 2020 is 61.50%
Prior Year's Residential Assessment Ratio's for Wawayanda