What exemptions am I eligible for?
  • STAR Exemption
  • Enhanced STAR Exemption
  • Senior Citizens’ Exemption.
  • Veterans’ Exemption
  • Persons with Disabilities and Limited Incomes Exemption
  • First-time Homebuyers Exemption
  • Volunteer Firefighters/Ambulance Workers Exemption
  • Exemptions deadline for first-time filing is March 1

    Mail-in or drop-off applications at:
    Town of Southampton
    Department of Assessment
    116 Hampton Road
    Southampton, NY 11968
    Ph: 631-283-6020

    Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday

    Taxpayers who use their Southampton Town property as their primary residence may be allowed to exempt a portion of their home’s value from taxation. Eligibility requirements, applications, and instructions for each type of exemption can be found online at Assessor Applications and Instructions.

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    1. What exemptions am I eligible for?
    2. If I file a grievance, when will I know whether it has been successful in lowering my assessment?
    3. My property is overvalued and my taxes are too high. How do I grieve my assessment / lower my taxes?
    4. Do I have to stand in that long line on Grievance Day? Can I submit my grievance by mail or online?
    5. What tax exemptions am I eligible for? (Veterans, Seniors, Volunteer First Responders, etc.)
    6. What information should I include with my grievance application?
    7. How can I find information about a property (owners, taxes, zoning, etc.)?
    8. What will be the assessed value of my home for the tax bill coming in December?
    9. What is my assessment based on?
    10. What are some of the most common assessment changes in Southampton Town?
    11. What can I do if I want more information about the assessment process in Southampton and in New York State?