SCHOOL TAX PAYMENT SCHEDULE – 2020

*******SCHOOL TAX BILLS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE: WWW.INFOTAXONLINE.COM*******

TAX PAYMENTS SEPTEMBER 1 THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2020

TO PAY BY MAIL– MAIL TO: TUXEDO UFSD TAX COLLECTOR, P.O. BOX 2002, 1 TORNADO DRIVE, TUXEDO, NY 10987

TO PAY IN PERSON– VISIT THE TUXEDO HS BUSINESS OFFICE AT 1 TORNADO DRIVE, TUXEDO BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9AM AND 3PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AND ONE SATURDAY ONLY ON SEPTEMBER 19TH BETWEEN 10AM AND 1PM ONLY.

CASH AND/OR CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS WILL NOT/CANNOT BE ACCEPTED, NO EXCEPTIONS.

NO PENALTY IS CHARGED IF PAYMENT IS MADE ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 1.

2% PENALTY IS NOTED ON YOUR TAX BILL FOR PAYMENTS MADE BETWEEN OCTOBER 2ND – OCTOBER 31ST.

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT CANNOT ACCEPT PAYMENTS AFTER OCTOBER 31.

PAYMENTS NOVEMBER 1, 2020 THROUGH NOVEMBER 15TH, 2020.

CONTACT THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE IN GOSHEN, NY AT (845) 291-2480 FOR PAYMENT INFORMATION OR MAIL PAYMENT TO: 255 MAIN STREET, GOSHEN, NY

3% PENALTY – PAYMENTS AT ORANGE COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE NOV 1ST THRU NOV 15TH

THE ORANGE COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE WILL NOT ACCEPT PAYMENT AFTER NOVEMBER 15.

PAYMENTS AFTER NOVEMBER 15TH, 2020

AFTER NOVEMBER 15, UNPAID SCHOOL TAXES ARE RE-LEVIED ONTO THE TAXPAYER’S JANUARY 2021 PROPERTY TAX BILL ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL PENALTIES. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL TOWN ASSESSOR FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING DELINQUENT TAXES.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

IF YOU BELIEVE YOUR BANK OR MORTGAGE COMPANY ESCROWS FOR YOUR TAXES (YOUR MONTHLY MORTGAGE AMOUNT INCLUDES A TAX ESCROW PAYMENT) AND YOU RECEIVE A TAX BILL, PLEASE FORWARD YOUR BILL TO THE BANK OR COMPANY HOLDING YOUR MORTGAGE.

FAILURE TO RECEIVE A TAX BILL DOES NOT RELIEVE YOU OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR PAYMENT.

IT ALSO WILL NOT CONSTITUTE CAUSE FOR CANCELLATION OF ANY PENALTY IF THE BILL BECOMES DELINQUENT. (NEW YORK STATE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW 922) IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A TAX BILL, PLEASE CONTACT THE TUXEDO UFSD SCHOOL TAX COLLECTOR AT 845-351-2296 X2022 AND A COPY CAN BE MAILED OR EMAILED TO YOU.

STAR PROGRAM INFORMATION

THE SCHOOL TAX ASSESSMENT RELIEF (STAR) PROGRAM PROVIDES ELIGIBLE HOMEOWNERS IN NEW YORK STATE WITH RELIEF ON THEIR PROPERTY TAXES.

IF YOU’RE A STAR RECIPIENT, YOU RECEIVE THE BENEFIT IN ONE OF TWO WAYS:

THE STAR CREDIT PROGRAM (OPEN TO ANY ELIGIBLE HOMEOWNER WHOSE COMBINED INCOME IS $500,000 OR LESS)—YOU RECEIVE A CHECK IN THE MAIL FROM THE NYS TAX DEPARTMENT TO APPLY TO YOUR SCHOOL TAXES

THE STAR EXEMPTION PROGRAM (NOW CLOSED TO NEW APPLICANTS)—YOU RECEIVE A DIRECT REDUCTION ON YOUR SCHOOL TAX BILL IN THE FORM OF A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION

WHAT’S NEW?

THE INCOME LIMIT FOR THE BASIC STAR EXEMPTION IS NOW $250,000.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: THE STAR PROGRAM IS NOT ADMINISTERED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE NYS TAX DEPARTMENT AT (518) 457-2047 OR VISIT HTTPS://WWW.TAX.NY.GOV/STAR/DEFAULT.HTM