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