Fax 315-689-3122

If you are turning 65 this year, please contact the

Assessor's Office prior to March 1st.


New STAR applicants will receive a credit in the form of a check directly from New York State instead of receiving a school property tax exemption.  NEW Basic  and Enhanced STAR applicants need to register with the New York State Tax Department to receive a STAR check. Visit www.tax.ny.gov or call 1-518-457-2036.


ALL Exemption Applications must be filed by March 1st.

The Office still administers EXISTING Basic and Enhanced STAR exemptions (RP-425) and Senior Citizen Low-Income exemptions (RP-467). Renewals are sent yearly.

There are other various exemptions offered to property owners. Applications are available either at the Office or online. For more information or to download forms, please visit the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website www.tax.ny.gov, click on property owners, exemptions, and following guidelines. The following is a list of common exemptions administered by this Office:

Agricultural*                                        Sr Star Exemption*

                                                              (those still eligible)

Business                                              Veterans - Alternative

                                                              (during time of war)

Disability/Limited Income*                Veterans - Cold War

                                                              (not during time of war)

Senior Citizen Low Income*              Veterans Disability*


*Exemptions that are renewed annually

Renewals are sent in the fall and must be returned by March 1st

AgLand Lease Agreement    





Town Of Elbridge Assessing Office

Phone:  315-689-9031 Ext. 5  Fax:  315-689-3122
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - noon & 1:00pm - 4:30pm, 

* The Office will be closed on Tuesday, December 11th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and for the remainder of 2018, the Assessing Office will be closed on Fridays *

Town Assessor: Celeste Karakas

Assessing Clerk: Penelope Ceratt

5 Route 31, P.O. Box 568,  Jordan, New York  13080

Important Dates To Remember

March 1st Taxable Status Date

May 1st Tentative Assessment Roll Filed

2018 Sitting with the Assessment  Roll:
Tuesday May 8th -- 9:00am - 1:00pm

Thursday May 10th -- 9:00am - 1:00pm
                                    -- 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday May 12th -- 1:00 pm - 5:00pm

2018 Grievance Day:
Wednesday May 23rd -- 4:00 - 8:00pm
July 1st Final Assessment Roll Filed

Property Tax Credit Checks:
New York State has been issuing checks on a daily basis.  If you should have any questions regarding either of the credit check programs you may contact New York State by either calling or going on-line at:
Combined property tax freeze/property tax relief credit checks – 1-518/453-8146, or
STAR credit checks – 1-518/457-2036, or

To change your mailing address or if you have a name change please use the form below, or you may stop by the office to pick a form up.

Address/Name change form

Reminder: Exemption Deadline is March 1st

The Assessment Roll is available here: http://www.ongov.net/rpts/assessmentrolls.html

“For Jordan-Elbridge School Tax Bills”:  www.infotaxonline.com.

Questions About Your Value

The Office is responsible to maintain, update and record any changes to over 3,000 parcels. Your value or assessment is available online at Onondaga County's websitewww.ongov.net , along with current sales that have occurred in your area. The County's website also offers comparable sales information, grievance forms and information (RP-524) as well as copies of tax maps. To review any questions about your assessment information, appointments are available after January 1st to discuss concerns. Please call Penny Ceratt at 689-9031 x5 to schedule appointments. Grievance day is always available if you still have concerns about your assessment. Grievance Day for 2018 will be Wednesday, May 23rd.