Town Clerk/Tax Collector Contact Info

 

Kathryn A. Sherlock

Town Clerk/ Tax Collector

phone retro 16 (845) 355-5700 Ext. 200
fax 16 (845) 355-8207
email 16 Email

house yellow 16 80 Ridgebury Hill Road
     Slate Hill, NY 10973  

 

Catherine Flynn
Deputy Town Clerk

 

Gail Sicina
Deputy Tax Collector

 


Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm

Services
Notary Public
Records Access Officer
Registrar of Vital Statistics
Records Management Officer

2017 Tax Collector's Office Hours
January, February, March:  Monday – Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Tax Office is responsible for the collection of property taxes for all parcels located within the Town of Wawayanda. All powers and duties of this office, as well as collection procedures, are statutory and defined in the New York State Real Property Tax Law.

Tax bill information is available on the web New owners, subdivisions, or property merges are not shown until the following year.

Wawayanda Tax Bill - To access your tax bill, log into http://egov.basny.com/wawayanda/, access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.

Minisink School Tax Bill - To access your School tax bill, log into http://www.egov.basny.com/MinisinkValleyCSD/,  access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.

Goshen School Tax Bill - To access your School tax bill, http://www.egov.basny.com/goshencentralschool/ ,  access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.

Middletown School Tax Bill - To access your School tax bill, http://www.egov.basny.com/middletowncityschool/,  access the tax bill by entering owner name, section, block, lot #, tax bill number or property address.

 ***Property Lookup - County Link for Imagemate - All property records for Orange County***

 

PDF iconChange of Address Form - For all residents with a new mailing address, Please fill out this form and mail or fax it to our office. We cannot                                                                                      change your address without written authorization. 

View our Frequently Asked Questions.

Duties of the Office of Tax Collector

The Tax Collector collects the General Property Taxes in January. The bills are mailed out the last week in December of the previous year. The tax bill covers the period of January 1st. – December 31st. Payments can be made upon receipt of bill through January 31st, without penalty. If they are paid on/after February 1st, there is a penalty, see below:

February 1%
March 2% plus $2 Second Notice Fee

After March 31st, all unpaid parcels are turned over to Orange County Commission of Finance for collection.  All questions regarding delinquent tax amounts and penalties should be addressed to the Commission of Finance at (845) 291-2480.

Payments may be made in person by check or cash and are accepted during the hours listed above. Payments can also be made by mail. All payments have to be made for the correct amount due.  Cash payments made in the office have to be made with the correct amount due. Please do not send cash through the mail.

The property tax bill contains levies for the Town, County, Fire District, and any special districts. In addition, if school or sewer bills are unpaid, they will be re-levied on the Property Tax Bill.

The Town of Wawayanda Tax Office does not collect School Taxes for the School District. School Tax Bills are mailed in early September. The due date is specified on the bill. Please contact their tax office with any questions you may have regarding School Taxes.

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