Tax Collector

During the Month of January only:
Tues – Wed: Noon – 4PM
Thu: Noon – 6PM
Fri: 10AM – 2PM

After January 31st, 2016 please call for office hours.

Susan B. Hilgendorff
Tax Collector 518-622-3120 ext. 110

Linda Kuever
Deputy Tax Collector

Town of Cairo Locations & Dates to Receive Taxes for 2015
1. Bank of Greene County-Cairo Branch(January only), 230 M. Simons Rd, Cairo, NY 12413
During Regular Lobby Hours

2. Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main Street, Cairo, NY 12413
During Office Hours

Mail Payments 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.
Payments are accepted by check, cash, or credit card(convenience fees will be assessed).
View bills & pay online at: click here

Online E-Payment service with credit card, debit card or e-check. (convenience fees will be assessed) Go to

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, 2015 or with a US Postal Service Date stamp of January 31, 2015.  Payments made after this date must include the appropriate penalty as indicated on the tax bill. Payments will be accepted through July 31, 2015 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.

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.