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Tax Information

Property Taxes

Tax Bills are mailed by the Town Clerk/Tax Collector so that you will receive them soon after January 1st. Full payments are due by January 31st without penalty. The first installment option is only available until January 31st, after that only full payments will be accepted.

Taxes are payable until March 31st to:
Town of Dryden Receiver of Taxes

Second installments and payments made after March 31st are payable to:
Tompkins County Finance
125 East Court Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 
(607) 274-5545.

School Taxes

School taxes are not collected at Town Hall. For more information, visit TaxLookup.net or visit the Dryden Central School District.

Escrow

If you have an escrow account, your bill will also be mailed directly to your bank.

If you do not have an escrow account and do not receive your tax bill by January 6th, please call the Clerk’s office at (607) 844-8888, Option 3 and request that another copy be sent to you. Please remember that 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 will be charged.

Note to Seniors

If you receive Enhanced STAR or a Senior Exemption, the deadline for payment in full without late fees or interest, is extended by five business days.

Assessment Information

Tompkins County Assessment can answer your assessment questions. They can be reached at (607) 274-5517.

New York TaxGlance

View and pay your tax bill online through NY TaxGlance, a website available to the public allowing you access to your Town and County taxes.

Please Note:  A service fee will be charged when using a credit card, debit card, or e-check. This is because the Town cannot discount fees that are mandated by law, nor can we increase these fees to cover the cost of accepting credit/debit cards. We have, therefore, contracted with a third party who handles our credit/debit card and e-check transactions, as well as guarantee that all over-the-counter and on-line transactions remain secure and confidential.

Town Clerk Contact Information

Regular office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Saturdays 9:00am to noon (January only)

Address: 93 East Main Street, Dryden, NY 13053
Phone: (607) 844-8888, Option 3
Fax: (607) 844-8008