Helpful Links - Assessment Bureau

 New York State Office of
Real Property Tax Services – NYS ORPTS

 
This is the most helpful and detailed website for Assessment Information. It covers the theory and practice of Assessment, as well as providing property owners with the tools and knowledge to evaluate and appeal Assessments. The website offers a thorough explanation of every EXEMPTION type, as well as corresponding forms.

View forms, instructions and brochures specifically designed or modified for properties in the City of Rochester. 

 

NYS ORPTS Web Pages

 

Related Forms

 
ORPTS HOME PAGE  
     

Valuation & Assessing Real Prop.

 
 

Taxpayer Rights & Information

 
 

Contesting Your Assessment

 
 

Board of Assessment Review

FORM rp-524
 

Small Claims Assessment Review

FORM rptl730  
 

Tax Policy and Exemptions

 
 

Equalization & Tax Levy Distribution

 
 

List of Forms

 
EXEMPTIONS – A LIST OF ALL by category  & links to State Forms  
 

STAR (owner / occupant exemption)

Form 
 

FIRST TIME ENHANCED STAR

ENHANCED STAR RENEWAL

FORM

Renewal form

 

SENIORS  

Form
  Veterans Exemption Types  
 

Veterans (Alternative / Period of War)

Form
  Veterans (Cold War) Form
 

Disabled

Form
 

Residential Capital Improvements

Form
 

Clergy, Religious, Educational, Charitable, Hospital & Nonprofit

Forms
 

 

 

City of Rochester Web Pages

 
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County of Monroe Web Pages

 
  County Treasury - County bills, balances, online payments coming soon
  County Clerks Office  
  County Real Property Services  
  Online Deeds / Mortgages  
  Online Comparable Property Sales / Assessments Search  
  List of Town Assessors / Contact Info  
  Equalization Rates  
  Tax Tables