Tax Collector

The Town of Cairo tax collection season will close on 8/1/16 and all unpaid bills will be turned over to the Greene County Treasurer’s office at that time.

To check the status of a bill or to view and download  click on the link to the right.

To pay a bill after 8/1/16 call the Greene County Treasurer’s office @ 518-719-3530.

Please note that the Cairo-Durham School tax bills are not processed through this office.  Contact the school @ 518-622-8534 for info regarding them.

Susan B. Hilgendorff/Town of Cairo Tax Collector

Phone: 518-622-3120 X 110


Linda Kuever/Deputy Tax Collector

Town of Cairo Locations & Dates to Receive Taxes for 2016
Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main Street, Cairo, NY 12413
During Office Hours (check, cash or credit card)

Mail checks to: Tax Collector, Town of Cairo, PO Box 319, Cairo, NY 12413
Payments made by mail must be postmarked by the last day of the month due.
No postdated checks will be accepted.
A $30 charge will be added to the total bill for returned checks.

You may view your bill and/or pay online using the E-payment service with credit card, debit card or e-check (convenience fees will be assessed) by going to:  or by clicking on the “View and/or Pay Your Taxes Here” link at the top of the page.

PLEASE NOTE: Every credit card company charges vendors who accept their cards a fee for the privilege. Because we are a municipality, by law we are NOT allowed to pay these fees. So if you wish to use the online payment system, convenience fees will be assessed as follows:

VISA (credit); MasterCard & Discover (credit & debit)…2.45% per transaction (minimum fee $3.95)
ATM/Network debit cards (PIN-debit only)…2.45% per transaction (minimum fee $3.95)
VISA-consumer debit cards…$3.95 per transaction
Electronic checks/ACH…$1.75 per transaction


Tax payments will be received without penalty until January 31, 2016 or with a US Postal Service Date stamp of January 31, 2016.  Payments made after this date must include the appropriate penalty as indicated on the tax bill. Payments will be accepted through July 31, 2016 after which time the taxpayer should contact the Greene County Treasurer for payment information @ 518-719-3530.

A WORD ABOUT POSTMARKS: NYS Real Property Law states that we must respect the postmark on payments.  Therefore, when you pay your taxes near the end of a month PLEASE MAKE SURE the post office staff stamps the envelope in your presence which will guarantee the postmark.


IF YOUR ADDRESS HAS CHANGED, please go to the “Change of Address Form” link at the top of the page and fill out your updated information.  This will then be forwarded on to the Assessor’s office.

Did you know...

Did you know...

Cairo’s central location in the county made it an ideal place for an airfield. With the return of American pilots from WWI, residents and visitors were treated to exciting rides with spectacular mountain and river vistas.

Former members of Eddie Rickenbacher’s Hat-in-Ring squadron, not only barnstormed up and down the valley, but flew mail and supplies into the mountain towns and remote areas of the Catskill Park.