Exemption Applications

Basic STAR Exemption Application

Enhanced STAR Exemption Application

Alternative Veterans Exemption Application

Enhanced STAR Exemption Renewal Application

Exemption Renouncement Form RP-496


Due to Changes in the NYS Laws, new property owners can no longer apply for the STAR Exemption.  Instead they can register with NYS for the STAR Credit Check.  This can be done by calling NYS at 518-457-2036.  You will need to know the date you purchased the home and the name of the prior owner. 


Grievance Forms and Information

RP-524 Grievance Form

Grievance Day is May 25th 2021 from 4pm to 8pm.


The Assessor’s Job

The Assessor is responsible for preparing market value estimates for every property in the Town of Wilna. The values, or assessments are used for determining the tax burden for each parcel. Annually the Assessor’s officer reviews permits, transfers of property, and deeds to determine if a change in assessment is necessary. The Assessor is also responsible for administering exemptions. These exemptions include Senior Citizen, School Tax Relief (STAR), Agricultural, and Veterans to name a few. Above are links to the most commonly used assessment forms. A complete list of exemptions can be found online at www.tax.ny.gov




Jefferson County Real Property Tax Services assessment information is found on this site. This site will allow users to access the information commonly requested on parcels in Jefferson County, outside the City of Watertown. Current tax information and rates are available by clicking on Tax Info when viewing a specific parcel. To enter the site to begin your search, click on the “Public Access” tab.







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