Assessor Department

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to frequently asked questions about the Assessor's department. If the information you need is not addressed here, please contact us during our business hours.

To register for the STAR credit or to review the New York State STAR exemption program please contact New York State Department of Taxation at (518) 457-2036.

Senior, Veteran & Disability exemption applications may be obtained at the Assessor's Office in Memorial Town Hall, weekdays between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM or the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance website.

The exemption application with the required documentation must be filed no later than March 1 with the Assessor's Office.

Please call the Assessor's office at (518) 783-2701 for further information.

A grievance complaint form may be filed after May 1; but no later than Grievance Day which is the 4th Tuesday in May. Form #RP-524 may be obtained at the Assessor's Office beginning May 1 or at the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance website. The property owner or representative has the burden of proof in an assessment challenge.

Assessments change as a result of alterations, new construction, fires, demolitions and periodic Town wide assessment updates which are necessary in maintaining an equitable assessment roll.

Yes, you can view any parcel on the maps in the Assessor's office, or on the web at the Geographic Information System webpage.
Tax Maps can also be viewed by visiting:

  • Albany County GIS Map - Click Parcel Boundaries Folder & Use the Identify Features Button – The link to the tax map will appear in the parcel info window, once you click on the selected parcel

Contact

Memorial Town Hall
First Floor
534 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110