My staff and I welcome you and look forward to providing the residents and taxpayers of Rotterdam, the assistance necessary, to fully understand the assessment policies and procedures governed by New York State Real Property Tax Law.
Our department is responsible for determining assessments and maintaining property inventory records, ownership interest, and maps on 13,300 parcels. We review and evaluate building permits for the Town of Rotterdam to ensure accurate and timely changes to property inventory and assessed value.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. We pride ourselves on providing friendly service and if we can't help you we will certainly find someone who will.
Rotterdam Town Assessor
HOW TO USE THIS SITE
This site will provide general information about the assessment process. The link, "Search OARS" at the top of the page will take you to information about property inventory, photos, assessments, sales, and search capabilities.
2016-2017 EQUALIZATION RATE 100%
2016-2017 UNIFORM PERCENTAGE OF VALUE 100%
2016-RESIDENTIAL RATIO 100%
KEY DATES FOR THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS ARE :
VALUATION DATE JULY 1 (preceding year)
TAXABLE STATUS DATE MARCH 1
TENTATIVE ROLL FILED MAY 1
GRIEVANCE DAY FOURTH TUESDAY IN MAY
FINAL ROLL FILED JULY 1
To determine your estimated taxes
Go to the assessment web page and locate the Search by Street Address box in the upper left hand corner. Enter your address (house number & street name). Select the submit button below your address. Locate the County taxable, Town taxable, or School taxable in the second column about 7 items down and write it down. Take the taxable assessed value and divide it by 1000 and multiply by the appropriate tax rate to give an approximate total for taxes.
Tax Tables for 2014-2015 (rates per $1,000 assessed)
Homestead Rate $19.34
Non-Homestead Rate $23.81
School: City of Schenectady Rate $27.82
Schenectady County 2015
Rate $7.81 (Includes NYS & Federal mandates and Election)
Homestead Rate $3.41 (Includes Town and Highway)
Non-Homestead Rate $5.81 (Includes Town and Highway)
THE LINK TO ACCESS THE NYS OFFICE OF REAL PROPERTY SERVICES IS AS FOLLOWS:
THE LINKS TO ACCESS INFORMATION FOR EXEMPTIONS & EXEMPTION FORMS
THE LINK TO ACCESS INFORMATION ON HOW TO FILE A GRIEVANCE IS AS FOLLOWS: