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Dept of Assessment Releases 2025-26 Tentative Tax Assessments

Dept of Assessment Releases 2025-26 Tentative Tax Assessments

January 2, 2024: A Key Date for Nassau County Property Owners 

January 2, 2024, marked a significant milestone for Nassau County property owners as the Department of Assessment released the tentative tax assessments for the 2025/2026 tax year. This release initiates a crucial period for homeowners and businesses to review and understand the implications of these assessments on their property taxes.

What Are Tentative Tax Assessments? 

Tentative tax assessments are preliminary valuations of properties that the Department of Assessment issues annually. These assessments serve as a basis for determining the property taxes that homeowners and businesses will owe. It is important to note that these are 'tentative' figures and are subject to review and modification based on grievances or appeals filed by property owners.

The Significance of the 2025/2026 Assessments 

The 2025/2026 assessments are particularly noteworthy as they reflect the ongoing changes in the real estate market and adjustments in valuation methodologies. Given the dynamic nature of the property market in Nassau County, these assessments provide a fresh perspective on property values, taking into account factors such as market trends, property improvements, and changes in the local economy.

Implications for Property Owners 

Property owners should closely examine their tentative assessments for accuracy and fairness. Discrepancies or overvaluations can lead to higher tax liabilities, making it essential for owners to be proactive in reviewing their assessments. It's crucial to compare the assessed value with current market conditions and similar properties in the neighborhood to determine if a grievance is warranted.

The Grievance Process 

The release of the tentative assessments also marks the beginning of the grievance period, where property owners can challenge their assessments. The process involves filing a grievance with the Department of Assessment, providing evidence to support the claim of overvaluation. The deadline for filing grievances is typically set in early spring, making it important for property owners to act promptly.

P.T.R.C., Inc.: Your Partner in Managing Assessments 

At P.T.R.C., Inc., we understand the complexities and nuances of property tax assessments. Our team of experts is ready to assist property owners in reviewing their tentative assessments, providing guidance on whether a grievance is advisable, and navigating the filing process. With our experience and knowledge, we aim to ensure that our clients are not overburdened by unfair property tax assessments.

The release of the 2025/2026 tentative tax assessments is a critical event for Nassau County property owners. Understanding and responding to these assessments is key to managing property tax liabilities effectively. P.T.R.C., Inc. is committed to supporting our clients through this process, ensuring that their property taxes are fair and reflective of true market values.

Remember the time to file is now!

2024 Deadlines:

Nassau County Deadline is March 1, 2024.

Suffolk County Deadline is May 21, 2024.


As the leader in property tax challenges, the staff at Property Tax Reduction Consultants (P.T.R.C., Inc.) is dedicated to assuring that our clients pay the lowest possible property tax as required by law!