John Cahill - Assessor
Susan Cerretani - Assistant

Assessor hours are Monday through Thursday
9:00 AM til noon or by appointment.

2019 Final Assessment Roll

STAR INFORMATION: New York State Department of Tax and Finance

To apply for the Enhanced STAR Exemption submit the following to your assessor:

RP-425-IVP Supplement to Form RP-425-E (include the Social Security numbers of all owners of the property and any of their spouses who reside at the property); and RP-425-E Application for Enhanced STAR Exemption.


Broome County Real Property Tax Services - Residents call 778-2124

Broome County GIS to view land parcels
To view property tax

Assessment Calendar
The tax year is a fiscal year that runs from July 1 through June 30. The following are some key days to remember.

July 1 – Valuation Date:
Real property price level for the assessment cycle is frozen as of this date.

January 1 though March 1 – Exemption Filing Period:
This is the period during which exemption applications can be filed for the coming tax year. No exemptions can be accepted after March 1, and all approved exemptions filed during this period begin on the following July 1.

March 1 – Taxable Status Date:
The ownership and actual physical condition of the real property as of this date are assessed (valued) for the July 1 final tax roll.

May 1 – Tentative Tax Roll:
The assessor completes, certifies, and files a tax roll containing assessed values for each property in the assessing unit.

First Wednesday after the fourth Tuesday of May – Grievance Day:
The Board of Assessment Review meets to hear assessment complaints. Last day property owners may file a formal complaint seeking reduction in their tentative assessments.

July 1 – Final Tax Roll:
The assessor signs and files a roll that contains the final assessments, (tentative tax roll assessments plus all changes made by the Board of Assessment Review). No assessments can be changed for any reason after this roll is filed, except those changed by court order as a result of formal legal challenges.

Grievance Day
First Wednesday after the fourth Tuesday of May. In 2020, this is Wednesday, May 27th.  Grievances may be filed in person from 4:00 pm-8:00 pm on that day.



The Grievance Board (Board of Assessment Review) is a three member board which reviews your tax assessment in cases where you and your Assessor disagree as to the value of your property for Real Property Tax purposes.The Board meets once a year, in May, to hear and rule on taxpayer complaints. The Board has the authority to sustain or override the decision of the Town Assessor.
General information and instructions for filing complaints on Real Property Assessments and Complaint on Real Property Assessment  
Forms outlining the grievance process are available in the Assessor's office or online.
  • Questions may be discussed with Town of Dickinson Assessor Jack Cahill during regular office hours Monday thru Thursday 9 AM to Noon, or by appointment prior to Grievance Day.
  • These hearings may be made by appointment or walk-in, Monday - Thursday 9 am-noon during the month of May.
  • Please contact the Assessor's office at 723-9401 extension 219 or 211.
  • To obtain a review by the Assessment Review Board on Grievance Day May 27th from 4 pm-8 PM, you must submit an application on or before that day. Forms for this review are available in the Assessor's Office or online.
If you have any questions regarding your Assessment or Exemptions please contact us.