The Caledonia Town Assessor is appointed by the Town Board, must attain New York State certification and serves a six-year term. The Office of the Assessor is regulated by the NYS Real Property Tax Law (RPTL) and the Office of Real Property Services (ORPS). The responsibility of this office is to estimate the value of real property within the Town boundaries. The value is then converted into an assessment, which is one component in the computation of real property tax bills. The Town of Caledonia is the designated assessing authority for the Town and Village of Caledonia and for the school districts for Town of Caledonia properties. The Assessor’s office is also responsible for processing all real property exemptions. The equalization rate for the Town of Caledonia 2020 tentative Roll is 98%
Grievance Day is the 4th Tuesday in May. This year due to the COVID-19 Virus there will be NO PUBLIC ACCESS for this meeting. The Board of Assessment Review will meet virtually on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 4:00pm-8:00 pm.
If you wish to grieve your assessment you must complete in its entirety a RP-524 form and return it to the Caledonia Assessor’s Office on or before May 26, 2020 no later than 8:00 pm. Forms can be mailed, emailed or placed in the Town’s Drop Box. Once we have received your form you will be contacted with a phone # to call and an appointment time for Grievance Day.
RP-524 forms are available in the Assessor’s office-call we will see you get one or online at: tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/ORPTS/rp524_fil_in.pdf