Stenger, Glass, Hagstrom, Lindars & Iuele LLP will evaluate and challenge your real property tax assessment which can result in a significant savings through reduced real estate taxes.
Stenger, Glass, Hagstrom, Lindars & Iuele LLP will handle the entire property tax assessment review process from the filing of a grievance complaint with the local Board of Assessment Review through judicial review of the assessment. Our team works with owners of residential and commercial properties, including: office buildings, shopping centers, retail stores, hotels, nursing homes, restaurants, industrial facilities, rental buildings, coops and condos. Stenger, Glass, Hagstrom, Lindars & Iuele LLP can also evaluate and identify tax exemptions.
Our services include:
- Grievance complaints
- Small Claims Assessment Review (SCAR)
- Real Property Tax Law (RPTL) Article 7 proceedings
- Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) Article 78 proceedings
- Correction of errors on tax rolls
- Agricultural and charitable exemptions
When can a taxpayer challenge a tax assessment?
- Excessive assessment – the assessment exceeds the full market value of the property
- Unequal assessment – the property is assessed at a higher percentage of its full market value than all other properties (or properties of the same class) on the assessment roll
- Improper classification of property
- Improper denial of all or a portion of an exemption
Stenger, Glass, Hagstrom, Lindars & Iuele LLP will assist you with applying for and obtaining any applicable tax exemptions. The attorneys at Stenger, Glass, Hagstrom, Lindars & Iuele LLP have successfully judicially challenged the improper denial of charitable and agricultural exemptions in New York State.
- Exemption applications and renewals are due on or before March 1st
- Grievance Day is typically the fourth Tuesday in May and for most villages the third Tuesday in February