TAX BILLS WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
READ THE TAX BILL if you do not understand some part of it, contact the Tax Collector for an explanation.
THINK ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF THE TAX BILL are you assessed correctly? Do you qualify for Senior Citizen, STAR, Veterans or Enhanced STAR exemptions? Your Assessor can assist you concerning these items.
CHECK THE PAYMENT DUE DATES
County/Town taxes are due in January
Village of Homer taxes are due in March
Villages of McGraw and Marathon taxes are due in June
Central School taxes are due in September
Cortland City School District taxes are due in August or in August and February if you pay in 2 installments
TAXPAYERS WAYS TO HELP US HELP YOU
Cortland County does not want you to lose your property for failure to pay your taxes. The Treasurers Office is willing to help taxpayers within New York State and Cortland County guidelines. However, you may need to seek professional legal advice from an attorney.