Reminders

  • Timely payment of property taxes is the responsibility of the property owner/s.
  • As per New York State Real Property Tax Law, the Receiver of Taxes may not waive interest.
  • For mail-in payments, interest will be determined by date of official United States Postal Service postmark. Online bank payment services do not use United States postmarks. Metered mail, foreign postmarks, private carrier or other mail service deliveries will be considered postmarked the date received.
  • If your payment arrives after the interest-free due date, the interest charge will be due on your bill.
  • To show proof of a timely tax payment when using the United States Postal Service, we suggest that the taxpayer use certified mail, return receipt requested.
  • As per New York State Real Property Tax Law, failure to receive a tax bill “shall not in any way affect the validity of the taxes or interest.”
  • Taxes paid by check are subject to collection.
  • Due to “Check 21” payments are clearing sooner; please make sure you have good funds in your checking account when you make your payment.
  • Guilderland Town Law provides a “returned item” fee of $20.00 per check and CHECKS THAT ARE RETURNED IN THE INTEREST PERIOD OF COLLECTION WILL BE ASSESSED THE INTEREST CHARGE AS WELL AS THE RETURNED ITEM SERVICE CHARGE.