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Town of Babylon
200 E. Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Ph: (631) 957-3000
Fx: (631) 957-7440
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Assessor

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1. Where is the Department of Assessment located and what are the hours of operation?
2. What does the Town Assessor do?
3. What are the functions of the Department of Assessment?
4. How do you arrive at my assessment?
5. Are there any programs that can help lower my taxes?
6. How do I apply for the STAR exemption?
7. How do I obtain a Suffolk County Tax Map Number or Item Number?
8. How can I determine the school district of a property?
9. Why do taxes vary on similar looking houses?
10. Why are my property taxes so high?
11. When can I expect a reduction in my tax bill as a result of my small claims?
12. Why are my property taxes higher this year?

Assessor - Assessment Information

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1. What is the Residential Assessment Ratio (RAR)?
2. What is the Equalization Rate (ER)?
3. What is my assessed value and/or land value?
4. How can I convert my assessed value to market value?
5. How are property assessments calculated?
6. How does a property get a house number assigned?

Assessor - Grievances

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1. How do I file a grievance?
2. What can I do if my grievance is denied?

Assessor - Property Information

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1. How do I obtain a copy of my property deed?
2. How do I obtain a copy of my property survey?
3. How can I find out the square footage of my home and when it was built?
4. How can I find out the market value of my home?

Assessor - Property Tax Exemptions

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1. What are Babylon's various tax exemptions?
2. How do I apply for tax exemption?
3. What is the deadline to file an application for property tax exemptions?
4. Does my property lose the exemption if I transfer it into a life estate?
5. Why isn't my exemption reflected on my tax bill?
6. How can I find out what exemptions I already have or applied for?
7. What is the Capital Improvement Residential Tax Exemption?

Assessor - Property Tax Exemptions - Basic STAR

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1. What is a Basic STAR Tax Exemption?
2. How do I apply for a Basic STAR tax exemption?
3. Can I apply for multiple Basic STAR exemptions?
4. I co-own a property, do both owners have to apply for STAR exemption?
5. How long do I need to own a property to apply for STAR exemption?
6. Can a tenant of a mobile home or co-op apartment apply for a STAR exemption?
7. Can STAR Exemptions be granted for vacant land property owners?
8. Can corporations apply for STAR Exemption?
9. Can married couples who live in separate residences apply for individual STAR exemptions?
10. Who can I call about more specific STAR exemption questions?

Assessor - Property Tax Exemptions - Enhanced STAR

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1. What is an Enhanced STAR exemption?
2. What are the requirements to apply for Enhanced STAR exemption?
3. What is the Income Verification Program (IVP)?
4. Who can I call about more specific STAR exemption questions?