Collector: Susan Hilgendorff
Deputy: Linda Kuever
Phone: 518-622-3120 Ex 110
TOWN OF CAIRO TAX PAYMENT INFORMATION FOR 2019-PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Pay at The Bank of Greene County-Cairo Branch (January Only)
230 M Simons Rd. Cairo, NY 12413 during regular lobby hours
Pay at Cairo Town Hall: 512 Main Street, Cairo, NY 12413
Office Hours (January Only): Monday-Friday 9am-3pm
February 1 to July 31, 2019: Call for office hours 518-622-3120 Ex 110
Pay by mail to: Susan Hilgendorff, 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.
View, download and pay online: Use the E-payment service and pay with credit card, debit card or e-check (convenience fees will be assessed) by clicking on the “View and/or Pay Your Taxes Here” link at the top of this 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, 2019 or with a US Postal Service Date stamp of January 31, 2019. Payments made after January 31, 2019 must include the appropriate penalty as indicated on the tax bill. Payments will be accepted through July 31, 2019 at which time the unpaid bills will be submitted to the County for collection. Taxpayers should contact the Greene County Treasurer’s Office 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.
We cannot speak for the postal service. If you do not receive your bill within the first week of January, please contact this office ASAP @ 518-622-3120 Ex 110.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS regarding STAR, Senior and Veteran exemptions, or property assessment please contact the Sole Assessor, Janice Hull @ 518-622-3120 Ex 252 or email her at email@example.com
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 for updating.
NEW OWNERS, please notify us ASAP with your mailing address so bills can be forwarded to you in a timely fashion.