The fiscal year for property taxes is January 1
to December 31. County, town, and special district taxes are included
in one tax bill, along with a re-levy of any outstanding school or
village taxes from the prior year.
In the nineteen towns, taxes are due the first business
day in January and are payable to the town Receiver/Collector of
Taxes. Town Tax Receivers
If a taxpayer does not receive their tax bill in a timely manner, it is their responsibility to call the taxing authority for a duplicate tax bill. Real Property Tax Law 922,942
Taxes may be paid without penalty until January
In February a penalty of 1% is added
In March a penalty of 1 1/2% is added
On April 1st each year, all unpaid taxes are sent to Onondaga County, Department of
Finance for collection.
Checks are payable to the "Chief Fiscal Officer"
and mailed to: Onondaga County Finance Dept.
P. O. Box 1004
Syracuse, NY 13201-1004
or in person: Onondaga County Finance Dept.
Civic Center, 15th Floor
421 Montgomery St
Syracuse, NY 13202
The fees are as follows: April 1 to 30 - 6%
May 1 to 31 - 6 1/2%
June 1 to 30 - 7%
July 1 to 31 - 7 1/2% (plus .25 filing fee & $5
Discharge of Lien)
August 1 to 31 - 8% (plus .25 filing fee & $5
Discharge of Lien)
September 1 to 30 - 8% (plus $70 advertising fee plus .25 filing
The annual percentage rate on unpaid taxes is 12%.
Call 315 435-2426 or 315 435-2889 for correct amount due.
SCHOOL TAXES School Tax Receivers
The fiscal year for school taxes in Onondaga County
runs from July 1 to June 30.
School taxes are due on or about September 1. School taxes may
be paid without penalty for the first thirty days of the collection
period. Penalties are accrued after the first month. See bill for dates and amount due or call the School tax receiver.
On or about November 1, the School Tax Receiver/Collector
returns all unpaid School taxes to the Onondaga County Finance Department. These
taxes are collected by the Onondaga County Finance Department in November with 5% penalty. See bill for the last collection date as it varies each year. _____________________________________________________________________________________
VILLAGE TAXES Village Tax Receivers
fiscal year for most village taxes is June 1 through May 31, with these exceptions:
Village of Baldwinsville's fiscal year is March 1 to the last
day of February.
As of 2011, the Village of Camillus's fiscal year will be January 1 through December 31.
Village taxes are paid to the Village Collector/Treasurer without penalty the first month of collection. Penalties are accrued after the first month. See bill for penalty schedule and dates due.
On or about November 1, unpaid village taxes are returned
to the County Finance Department for collection during the month
of November. See bill for the last collection date as it varies each year.
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