Receiver of Taxes
Village of Cayuga Heights Receiver of Taxes: Jeff Walker, Village Clerk & Penny Rich, Deputy Clerk.
Taxes are prepared by the Tompkins County Assessment Department so that you will receive them soon after June 1st. Full payments are due by June 30th (or the following Monday if it falls on a weekend) without penalty. Taxes are payable online (service charge included) or by check. Please make checks out to the Village of Cayuga Heights with your tax number on the memo line and mail or drop off payments to 836 Hanshaw Road. We use the postmark date for determining timliness.
If you have an escrow account, your bill will also be mailed directly to your bank. If you don't have an escrow account, and do not receive your tax by June 9th, please call the Clerk's office at (607) 257-1238 and request a copy be sent to you. Please note, even if your bill is lost in the mail or you do not receive it for any reason, you are still responsible to pay it before the due date or a penalty fee will be charged.
Online Payment - Credit Cards and Electronic Checks are acceptable with a service charge (site will display fee before you accept payment).
Taxes are payable to the Village of Cayuga Heights until October 31st. Payments made after October 31st are payable to the Tompkins County Finance, 125 E Court St., Ithaca, NY 14850 Telephone: (607) 274-5545.
For information on how the budget will be allocated, click here to view the village's adopted budget.
Tax Bill questions for address and/or name changes, assessment questions, Senior, Veteran, and Disability exemption requirements contact Tompkins County Assessment at (607) 274-5517 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.