TOWN CLERK:  Barb Mock

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 10:00 - 1:00
Friday CLOSED

Please note that the Town Clerk cannot accept Debit or Credit Cards.

Contact information:

Phone: (607) 642-8746

Address: 
109 Whig Street
Newark Valley NY, 13811


Email Town Clerk:
Barb Mock:  nvtownclerk@stny.rr.com


The Town Clerk is an elected position in the Town of Newark Valley. 

TAX COLLECTOR:  Wanda Grover

Office Hours:
January & February:
   Monday-Thursday 2:00 - 5:00 PM
March, April & May
   Tuesday & Wednesday 2:00-5:00 PM

CLOSED Friday

 

Please note that the Tax Collector cannot accept Debit or Credit Cards.

Contact information:

Phone: (607) 642-8746

Address: 
109 Whig Street
Newark Valley NY, 13811


Email Tax Collector:
Wanda Grover:  nvtaxcollector@stny.rr.com
 

The Tax Collector is an appointed position. 

 

The duties of the Tax Collector relate to the management and collection of the town and county tax bills each year. The calendar of events is generally the same:

  • Throughout the year: tax collector receives notices of additions, deletions, and changes related to ESCROW accounts for property owners with mortgages and Escrow requirements; also may receive change of address notifications.
  • December: County budgets for the subsequent year are finalized and tax levy set; tax warrant and tax bills prepared by the County treasurer's office
  • Late December: Paper copies of tax bills available to town tax collector
  • By December 31st: tax bills are mailed to property owners at address of record or Escrow account holder, if notified
  • End of December: Tax collector may receive tax payments for the subsequent year, once the tax warrant is received
  • Month of January: Property owner can pay tax bill in person at the town hall or by mail without penalty or interest. For mailed payment, postmark date determines date paid.
  • Month of February: Property owner is assessed 1% interest for late payment, but can still pay in person or by mail. For mailed payment, postmark date determines date paid.
  • Month of March: Same as February, but 2% interest is charged
  • Month of April: Same as February, but 3% interest is charged; late notices are sent for unpaid tax bills after April 15th
  • Month of May: Property owner is assessed 4% interest for late payment plus $1.00 second notice fee, but can still pay in person or by mail. For mailed payment, postmark date determines date paid.
  • Month of June: All unpaid tax bills are returned to the county treasurer's office. The tax collector reports on the collections and closes the tax account for the year.

Residents with unpaid tax bills after May 31st must contact the county treasurer's at (607) 687-8670 office to resolve town and county tax issues.

The tax collector collects the taxes..... The assessor and the board of assessment review are responsible for the valuation of the property.