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    (716) 736 - 4050


Tuesday and Thursday  (confirm your visit by phone call to 716 - 736 - 4050 )
9:00 am - 3:00 pm (or by appointment)
      closed 12:00 pm - 1:00pm

General Information:
Property information, applications for tax exemptions, and viewing of town tax map are available in Assessor's office.
All tax exemptions and changes of property MUST BE FILED BY MARCH 1st OF EACH YEAR, EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE NOTED.



Applications for property owners are available for the following tax exemptions:

Agricultural Exemptions (file every year)

Farms with income over $10,000.00 must:
  • Show proof of income
  • Show proper ID

Agricultural Building (one time only filing by March 1st)

New agricultural building built for farm use only

Applications for Ripley residents are available for the following tax exemptions:

Senior Citizen's Exemption (must file every year)

Requirements (must show proof of each):
  • Must be over age of 65 years
  • Check with Assessor regarding all requirements

Veteran's Exemption (one time only filing by March 1st)

  • Form DD214 from military service
  • Proof of any disability received in military service
School Tax Assessment Relief (S.T.A.R.)

Reduces school tax amounts - provided by New York State

STAR BASIC (one time filing only is necessary until the age of 65 years)
For residents under 65 years old

STAR ENHANCED (must file every year)
For residents 65 years and over

  • Provide driver's license for ID and for proof of Town of Ripley residency