Exemption application must be filed on or before this date. The assessment reflects what exists on a parcel of land as of this date.
May 1 - Tentative Assessment Roll Is Filed
The assessed value for all property in the Town are tentatively established. Exemptions are calculated and entered on the assessment roll. The taxes for a property granted an exemption will be reduced for the next tax bill (December 1 of the same year).
May 1 - Grievance Period Begins
The period during which a property owner may file for an administrative review of their assessment.
May 6 - Extended Office Hours
The Town of Brookhaven Assessor's Office will open at 8:00 and close at 12:00 pm (noon).
Third Tuesday in May is Grievance Day
This is the last day to file a formal complaint to the Board of Assessment Review protesting the assessment or an exemption shown on the tentative assessment roll. The Board of Assessment Review convenes and entertains discussion from any property owner who wants to discuss why they believe their property is improperly assessed.
July 1 - Final Assessment Roll is Filed
The assessed value for all properties in the Town are finalized. The taxes for a property granted an exemption will be reduced for the next tax bill (December 1 of the same year).