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Town of Wilson Assessment Department

375 Lake Street, P.O. Box 537, Wilson, NY 14172

James R. Bird, Assessor

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday

9:00 AM -12:00 PM   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Phone (716) 751-6705 Ext. 15

Fax (716) 751-2671



The Town of Wilson Assessment Department is responsible for several functions, some of which are to:  

  • Locate property and collect inventory data for both the Town and Village of Wilson

  • Notify property owners where and when data is available

  • Determine ownership of all property and maintain those records

  • Value property

  • Process exemptions

  • File assessment roll

  • Prepare and submit annual reports to the Office of Real Property Services.  


Please be aware that the Assessment Department does NOT determine taxes.  They are the sole prerogative of your elected bodies and are the result of annual budgets set by local municipalities and Town School Boards.  A property assessment is the mechanism used to identify each owner's share of the budget or tax burden.  It is the job of the assessor to provide property assessments for all types of uses that are a fair and equitable representation of property values across the town.


Key Dates of the Assessment Process

March 1st  - Taxable Status Day

March 1st  - Deadline for filing exemptions

May 1st  - Tentative roll filed

4th Tuesday in May  - Grievance day

July 1st  - Final roll filed



View and Pay Town/County Tax Bills

Current Tax Rates

                            VILLAGE                                               TOWN

Village             $  8.21 (2015)   School                   $26.79 (2015-2016)
School              $26.79  (2015-2016) County                  $  9.72  (2015)
County             $  9.72  (2015) Town Tax               $ 3.60  (2016)
Town                $  3.09 (2016)    Fire District           $   .39  (2016)
Fire District     $     .39    (2016) Library Fund        $     .35 (2016)
Library Fund    $     .35    (2016)  
Total Tax          $48.55 Total Tax                    $40.85
  Sunset Island          
Newfane School     $30.33 Lighting             $     .443627
  Sewer Dist         $790.65


Exemption Forms


What is Star?


The School Tax Relief (STAR) Program was proposed by Governor Pataki and passed by the Legislature in 1997.  STAR provides a partial exemption from school property taxes for owner-occupied, primary residences such as one, two and three family houses, condominiums, cooperative apartments and manufactured home (also known as mobile homes in Real Property Tax Law).


There are two types of STAR exemptions.  Senior citizens aged 65 or older, who own their home and it is their primary residence may be eligible for the Enhanced STAR exemption.

Secondly, virtually all other owner occupied primary residences are eligible for the Basic STAR exemption. 


You can download the STAR application form and instructions here.


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