Assessor

 Girdlestone

Harold Girdlestone, Assessor
Tatiana Guaman, Assessment Aide
321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507
914.666.5149, fax 914.864.0060

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

The Assessor is appointed by the Town Board to a six-year term. The Assessor is responsible for setting the assessed value of buildings and land within a property. The assessment is the value upon which a property’s taxes are based.

Exemptions: You may contact the Assessor’s office to discuss exemption options and requirements. All applications must be filed on or before June 1st. Available exemptions:

  • Agricultural Assessment Program Exemption
  • STAR – New Applicants Recent Law Changes
  • Low Income Senior Exemption
  • Persons with Disabilities and Limited Income Exemption
  • Alternative Veterans Exemption
  • Cold War Veteran Exemption
  • Volunteer Firefighters/Ambulance Workers Exemption
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations Exemption

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Assessment Grievance

Board of Assessment Review (BAR)
Jack Lange, Chairperson
Rita Carrozza, Member
Andrew Cunningham, Member
John Loveless, Alternate Member

Residents wishing to contest the values set by the Assessor, may appeal to the Board of Assessment Review. Forms must be completed and filed with the Assessor’s office starting on June 1st and no later than Grievance Day, which traditionally is the 3rd Tuesday in June.

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General Information

Deadline for paperwork and requestsMay 1st
Application deadlineMay 1st
Taxable status dateMay 1st
Tentative Assessment Roll filingJune 1st
Final Assessment Roll filingSeptember 15th
Valuation dateJuly 1st prior year