Its Tax Grievance Time In Nyack

Dated: April 22 2015

Views: 2296

Yes, it's that time of year again when homeowners have the opportunity to challenge their property tax bill based upon their home's current tax assessment.

Many people will go to their village halls, such as Nyack, So. Nyack, and Upper Nyack, and they will also go to their prospective town halls in Orangetown and Clarkstown in order to look up their properties and those of their neighbors so they can compare their assessments and try to reduce the amount of taxes that they are paying each year. It can be a tedious process, especially for the average person who doesn't really understand how the system works. 

However, professional  help is available and it's worth a phone call.  As a realtor, I have recommended both of the following names to sellers of homes, and to neighbors and friends. Some were told that they didn't have a case, and others were successful.

Bruce Sokol of the Sokol Group 917-307-9200, or 845-215-8100, or email at bsokol@retax.com.

Richard O'Donnell Property Tax Consultant 914-779-4444. www.retiredassessor.com

Both offer free consultations and will explain the process and their fees.

The grievance deadline for all Rockland towns is the Fourth Tuesday in May.

If you feel that your tax bill is too high, or just want to know what your assessment is based upon, then give these tax professionals a call. They are both knowledgeable,  helpful and highly respected. Good luck!

Blog author image

Bonnie Kelly

I love working at Wright Bros. RE, one of the most prestigious and professional offices in Rockland County. As a Licensed Real Estate Broker Associate, native Rocklander, and Nyack resident, I can off....

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

Growing Your Own Flowers In Nyack

Every year I think I'm going to plant a flower garden that would rival the ones that my Grandmother had (flowers everywhere, every possible kind, and all of them were gorgeous.)

Read More

10 Digit Dialing Coming To The Hudson Valley

Residents of much of the Hudson Valley will soon be required to dial all 10 digits to make local calls within their areas codes after the Federal Communications Commission adopted 988 as a new

Read More

Apr 9 2021 72253 1

This is my very first blog ...so I decided I would start with the one subject that I don't have to research...me!  I'm excited to become part of this real estate blogging community.  I am

Read More

Baseball Opening Day With Fans In The Stands

Play Ball!! The Yankees and Mets will be allowed to play baseball with actual fans in the stand starting with their respective Opening Days, 2021. This is great news and a very welcome

Read More
Fair Housing Icon NY Fair Housing Notice