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Jay Franklin, Director
128 E Buffalo St
Annex Building C
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-5517
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How To Estimate Your Taxes

  1. Find your current assessment.
  2. Find the value all of exemptions you are to receive.
  3. Determine the applicable tax rates by reviewing this link to tax rate spreadsheets.
  4. Use this sample sheet (by producing your own) and filling in your appropriate data. 
    School Town County Village  
  Assessment $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000  
  Exemptions $31,160 $18,000 $15,000 $0  
  Taxable Value $118,840 $132,000 $135,000 $150,000  
  Tax Rate 18.781989 1.777272 6.765 1.66  
  Taxes Due* $2,232.05 $234.60 $913.28 $249.00  
  * = Formula is:                               (Taxable Value/1000)*Tax Rate        

If your assessment is correct and your taxes are still too high - please contact your local & school representatives.
The assessor is not involved in the levy, extension, collection or enforcement of local real property taxes.