Real Property Tax Service

Services
  • Provide advice to assessors and coordinate assessment information to create assessment rolls, and bills for town, county, school, and village purposes
  • Create and maintain tax maps for the county
  • Answer real property assessment questions and explain process
  • Distribute forms in reference to real property tax exemptions
  • Process forms and create reports pertaining to error corrections on tax bills
  • Issue tax map maintenance certificates needed to file a map with the County Clerks Office
  • Coordinate and collect all payments in lieu of tax revenues paid on Warren, and Washington County IDA properties
  • Assist towns in various phases of assessments
  • Train new assessors and Board of Assessment Review members
  • Publish GIS Web Map and Image Mate Online computerized web services to better serve the county resident

Mission
The Real Property Tax Service of Washington County, New York seeks to improve the administration and understanding of the real property tax. Technical and professional assistance is provided to other county departments, local governments, local town assessors, school districts, taxpayers, public, attorneys, and real estate professionals in all aspects of real property tax.