Assessment & Taxation

Commissioner Keith McDonald

OVERVIEW

The Department of Assessment and Taxation assesses all real property within the City and administers programs that grant real property tax exemptions to eligible individuals and organizations. The Assessor annually compiles an assessment roll of approximately 31,000 properties on which real property taxes are levied. The Assessor ensures fairness and equity in the valuation of all of the real property within the City of Albany, and treats each property owner with courtesy and professionalism in pursuant of this goal.

  • Assessments
  • Assessment Roll
  • Corrections
  • Exemptions
  • Inventory
  • Ownership
  • Property Class Code
  • Protests
  • Re-Assessment
  • Sales

ONLINE RESOURCES

Parcel Locator
Assessment Exemption for Veterans
Fair Assessment

Beginning in January 2014, new home owners will be eligible for a First Time Homebuyer's Tax Exemption in the City of Albany. Eligible residents can begin filing for this exemption between January 2 and March 1, 2014. Click here for a link to view the City Code regarding this First Time Home Buyers.   

USEFUL LINKS 



Contact Information

Keith McDonald, Commissioner

City Hall
24 Eagle St, Room 302
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 434-5155
Fax: (518) 434-5159
assessment@ci.albany.ny.us