News & Notices
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that I, Doreen Hanson the undersigned collector of taxes of the Town of Highland, County of Sullivan, and the State of New York, have duly received the tax roll and warrant for the collection of taxes within the Town of Highland for the year 2021 will collect the 2021 Town and County Taxes in Town of Highland Town Hall 4 Proctor Road Eldred NY.
Taxes will be received in my office in the Eldred Town Hall, Eldred, New York, in the said Town of Highland Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Wednesday from 8:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Saturdays, January 9, 16, and 23 and 30, weather permitting,
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
DUE TO COVID I WOULD APPRECIATE IF YOU WOULD PLEASE MAIL YOUR TAXES OR PUT IN THE MAIL SLOT IN THE TOWN CLERKS DOOR. WE ARE OPEN BUT MUST LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE IN THE TOWN HALL.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the taxes may be paid without interest on or before January 31st, 2020.
AFTER JANUARY 31ST, THE FOLLOWING IS A GRADUATED INTEREST SCHEDULE;
March 2% plus a $2.00 surcharge per parcel
In addition, $2.00 penalty will be added to your bill if they are not paid when the unpaid notices are sent on or before March 1, 2021 (State Law)
Installment payments may be paid as follows:
January -50% due by 1/31/2021at 0% interest. Send “Payment #1” stub with your check.
February -25% due by 2/28/2021 at 1% interest on remaining account. Send “Payment #2 stub.
March -25% due by 3/31/2021 at 2 % interest +$2.00 unpaid notice fee. Send entire bill.
If installment payments are not timely postmarked, they will not be accepted. There is a $15.00 returned check charge. All payments are Subject to Collection.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that pursuant to the provision of the law the tax roll of the Town of Highland will be returned to the County Treasurer of the County of Sullivan on or about the 1st of April 2021.
Make checks payable to
Town of Highland Tax Collector
Mail payments to
Town of Highland
PO Box 138
Eldred NY 12732
If this your primary residence & you meet the income guidelines you may be eligible for senior citizen exemptions. Non-Seniors maybe eligible for the basic Star exemptions if this is your primary residence. For more information Veterans, Senior Citizen or Star Exemptions, please contact our Assessor at 845-557-6563 before March 1, 2021. The STAR exemption only affects your school tax bill.
Tax Information and can be accessed at the website www.taxlookup.net
TOWN OF HIGHLAND