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State Criticizes Fulton Board of Assessment Review

A report from the state Comptroller’s office finds that two members of the Fulton Board of Assessment Review were more successful in appealing their property assessments than the average citizens who came before the board to argue for reductions.

Fulton Mayor Ron Woodward agreed with the report’s recommendations but added that the report pointed out no wrongdoing.  “They said there was nothing criminal,” he said.

Barclay: Bring Back Property Tax Relief

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) said today this fall is the first time in three years that property owners will not receive their STAR Rebate checks. The checks were eliminated in the budget.

Oswego County Will Auction Tax Properties Sept. 27

Oswego County takes title to residential and farm properties after the taxes have gone unpaid for approximately four years. Title is taken for vacant land and commercial properties after two years of non-payment of taxes. The auction inventory may include open land, mobile home sites, dwellings, commercial and waterfront properties.

Find Out When Your STAR Rebate Is Coming

</p>This screengrab from the state website shows when a STAR rebate check will be mailed to a City of Fulton taxpayer, and for how much.  Click the photo for a full-sized version.

The state Division of Taxation and Finance this week unveiled a tool that will tell you how much you can expect when your STAR property tax rebate check arrives and when it will be mailed.