Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Reminder-Tax Grievance Time!

Tax grievance time is just around the corner. All grievances for the Town of Brookhaven must be filed between May 1st and May 17th (the third Tuesday in May).

Grievances may be filed by mail, or in person, but remember to bring an extra copy to have stamped as filed. There is no fee for filing your tax grievance complaint in the Town of Brookhaven.

This year’s equalization rate in the Town of Brookhaven is .86. To get the assessed value, the property value is divided by .86%.

Example: My house is valued at $190,000.00 and I divide that by .86% (remember to press the percent button) which turns out to be $1634.00.