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Office of the Assessor
Town of Wappinger is seeking a member for the Board of Assessment Review - Please download the job description here.
2020 Wappinger Assessment Roll

Grievance Day – May 27, 2021


New York State Star Exemption

New York State has changed legislation in how the STAR will be granted. If you notice a change on your school tax bill, or any other questions regarding your STAR credit check, please contact New York State Department of Taxation and Finance at (518) 457-2036.

The assessor’s office can no longer answer any questions regarding reductions or qualifying procedures.


Additional Exemptions

There are many exemptions available to residential property owners, where the property is the primary residence of the owner.  The Town of Wappinger offers the following:

  1. All new homeowners that have purchased after January 2015 must register with New York State for the STAR relief at https://tax.ny.gov. Assessor’s office can no longer accept new applicants.
  2. Application for Partial tax exemption for Senior Citizens 65 years or older with limited income
  3. Renewal Application for Senior Citizens with limited income
  4. Application for Alternative Veterans Exemption
  5. Application for Cold War Veterans exemption
  6. Disabilities And Limited Incomes
  7. Renewal Disabilities And Limited Incomes
  8. Agricultural
  9. Renewal Agricultural
  10. Solar Exemption

All exemptions are due on or before March 1st, 2021
Other forms are available at:
Please contact our office for eligibility requirements.


Board of Assessment Review

Appointments for the Grievance Board will be given when the completed application is received
Information Regarding the Board of Assessment Review

How to contest your assessment:

  1. Click here for instructions
  2. Complaint on Real Property Assessment Form

Please submit your application with the following: 

5 copies of the completed application with supporting documentation.  For example:

three sales comparable to your home in or as near to your neighborhood, as of or about July 1 of last year same type of home (i.e. ranch compared to another ranch)

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Christian Harkins, Wappinger Town Assessor

Contact Us

Loretta Brunello, Deputy Assessor
Tom Bahr, GIS Data Entry
Town Hall
20 Middlebush Road
Wappingers Falls NY, 12590

(845) 297-8275
Fax: (845) 297-8451

Helpful Links

Parcel Access
Dutchess County Assessment Rolls


Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm