Details for Cayuga County Office of Real Property - Legals - Ad from 2020-01-15

DEADLINE FOR EXEMPTIONS APPLICATIONS FOR REAL PROPERTY TAXES March 1, 2020 (City of Auburn residence deadline is February 1, 2020) Applications for Over-65 (original and renewal), Enhanced STAR (Only those currently receiving Basic that are switching to Enhanced – All others contact NYS Tax and Finance for STAR exemptions), Veteran*, Business, Clergy, Agricultural Land, Agricultural Building and Non-profit Organization Exemptions must be filed with the Town Assessor by March 1, 2020, for County and Town tax purposes. All real property owners 65 years of age or older on or before March 1, 2020, who have owned their property for at least one year and with total income of $19,400 or less per year, per residence, are eligible for a 50% exemption of the assessed value for county purposes. The county has also adopted the Over-65 Sliding Scale Income Exemption, allowing an income up to $25,000 for reduced percentage exemptions, for which un-reimbursed medical expenses can be deducted. The County has also adopted a partial exemption for persons with disabilities with limited incomes. Some towns and school districts have also adopted the Sliding Scale Exemption. To be eligible for the Enhanced STAR program, property owners must be 65 years of age or older before December 31, 2020, with incomes not exceeding $88,050 per year using the 2018 income tax return. *Any Veteran who served honorably during WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War period or from Persian Gulf Conflict to present time may be eligible for an exemption on residential property by providing their DD214 and filing an application with their Town Assessor. All applications for exemptions may be obtained from either the assessor in the Town or from the Office of Real Property Services, located on the 5th floor of the County Office Building, 160 Genesee Street, Auburn, or from the state web site at: https://www.tax.ny.gov/ forms/orpts/exemption.htm Town assessors are listed below. AURELIUS................. Jeff Lowe ....................................... 315-783-4104 BRUTUS.................... Pamela Kelley ................................ 315-834-9398 CATO ......................... Jeff Lowe ....................................... 315-783-4104 CONQUEST .............. Beckie Hendricks........................... 315-378-9236 FLEMING................... Jeff Bartholomew........................... 315-252-8988 GENOA...................... Heather Garner .............................. 315-806-5500 IRA............................. Lezli Parsons.................................. 315-626-6217 x4 LEDYARD.................. Heather Garner .............................. 315-364-5707 LOCKE ...................... Larry Fitts....................................... 607-749-3153 MENTZ ...................... Jeffrey Lowe .................................. 315-783-4104 MONTEZUMA........... Jeffrey Lowe .................................. 315-783-4104 MORAVIA .................. Tammy Schramm........................... 315-253-1092 NILES ........................ Tammy Schramm/ Kristy Gans....... 315-253-1092 OWASCO................... Tammy Schramm........................... 315-253-1092 SCIPIO....................... Heather Garner .............................. 315-806-5500 SEMPRONIUS .......... Heather Garner .............................. 315-806-5500 SENNETT .................. Jeff Lowe ....................................... 315-783-4104 SPRINGPORT ........... Dana Merizzi .................................. 315-253-1033 STERLING................. Lezli Parsons.................................. 315-947-6262 SUMMERHILL .......... Beckie Hendricks........................... 315-378-9236 THROOP ................... Heather Garner .............................. 315-252-7373 VENICE...................... Heather Garner .............................. 315-806-5500 VICTORY ................... Lezli Parsons.................................. 315-626-6217 x4 Cayuga County Office of Real Property Services........ 315-253-1270 NYS Tax and Finance STAR department....................... 518-457-2036 OR www.tax.ny.gov/star T2, 1/15, 1/29