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Town Assessor


Tina M. McQuillen, Assessor
5 Clarence Center Road
P.O. Box 227
Akron, NY 14001

Phone: (716) 542-4573, option 4                 
Fax: (716) 542-3702

Assessor's Hours:  Tues. & Wed. 9:00-2:00pm

Julie Brady, Assessor Clerk                                              

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm

About the STAR program

Do I qualify for the STAR?

EXEMPTIONS are due March 1st      Available Exemptions and Forms


It is our goal to treat all customers (taxpayers) in a fair and equitable manner while assessing each property at a uniform percent of value.   The Town of Newstead is currently at 85% Equalization Rate.

2020 Revaluation of all properties in the Village of Akron and Town of Newstead has begun.  Change of assessment notices have been mailed out.

If you feel your assessment is incorrect, please do the following:

1.  Find comparable sales to your property

2.  Take photos of issues of your property

3.  You may also have an appraisal done by a certified appraiser




 We strongly suggest emailing your information to or mailing to Town of Newstead, Assessor, P O Box 227, Akron, NY 14001.

We also have a drop box by the front doors to our office you may use by May 22nd. 

If you are still not satisfied, you may go before the Board of Assessment Review on Grievance Day (the fourth Tuesday of May each year) to plead your case.

Please email Tina to submit the grievance application (RP-524) to the Town Assessor prior to your appointment.


Important Dates

February 15th County/Town tax bills are mailed
March 15th County/Town tax bills are due
March 1st taxable status day
(all exemptions are due and property is valued as of this day)
May 1st tentative roll
(all assessments can be viewed)
4th Tuesday in May Grievance day (apply to Board of Assessment Review)
June 30th last day to pay County/Town tax to the Town Clerk
(after this day, payment must be made to Erie County)
July 1st final roll (no more changes to assessment roll)
September 15th School tax bills are mailed
October 15th School tax bills are due
November 30th last day to pay school tax to the Town Clerk
(after this day, payment must be made to Erie County)

These dates are NOT set by the Town of Newstead, but either by the State of New York or Erie County. We have no choice but to adhere to them.