Tax Collector

During the Month of May
Tuesday 10AM – 3PM
Wednesday By appointment
Thursday 9AM – Noon
Friday By appointment
During the Months of June & July
By appointment

Please remember to include your penalty as indicated on your bill.

Susan B. Hilgendorff
Tax Collector 518-622-3120 ext. 110
Email: taxcollector@townofcairo.com

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: egov.basgov.com/cairo  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

PLEASE KEEP THESE CONVENIENCE FEES IN MIND WHEN SELECTING THIS PAYMENT OPTION.

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...

Native wildlife has been expanding steadily in our region since the mid-1970s. Residents and visitors are very familiar with the large White-tailed Deer population in Cairo, and Black Bear sightings are not uncommon.

Rarely seen species on the rise include the Bobcat, Red & Grey Foxes, and even the Canada Lynx.

Smaller mammals like Beavers, Raccoons, Muskrats & Skunks abound, and we now even catch glimpses of Fishers, Martins, and Otters in our midst.

(Photo from: Tim Christie.)