James Stefanich, Receiver of Taxes, Town of Oyster Bay
James Stefanich, Receiver of Taxes
RECEIVER STEFANICH OFFERS BROCHURE ABOUT HIS
Oyster Bay Town
Receiver of Taxes
James J. Stefanich advises residents that the Town has developed an informative brochure about his
office, which is available to residents at no cost.
"This brochure offers an overview of my office, as well as answers to some frequently asked questions about paying your taxes," Receiver Stefanich said.
"It is a handy reference tool for every taxpayer in the Town
Receiver Stefanich indicated that any resident or organization interested in obtaining a free brochure can pick up one at the Town Halls North (Oyster Bay) and South (Massapequa), the Department of Public Works (Syosset) and at major park facilities, or call or write to the Town of Oyster Bay Public Information Office, Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (624-6380).
Receiver Stefanich reminded residents that office is now providing Town taxpayers with on-line access to their real property tax bills and accepting on-line payments.
Through the system, taxpayers may register on-line for free/no-cost access to their general/school real property tax statements.
Taxpayers may log in anytime to view, print, or check the payment status of their real property tax bills to ensure that the Town
has received a payment.
Additionally, for a "service fee," taxpayers can pay their tax bills via credit card or ACH (Electronic Check) payment.
The system will keep a running history of tax payments beginning with a taxpayer's first electronic payment.
"Residents paying their taxes on-line first have to access the Town's Web site, www.oysterbaytown.com," Receiver Stefanich said.
Receiver Stefanich noted the Town of Oyster Bay is the first municipality in New York State to have a fully integrated tax viewing and tax payment system with amount verification and calculation of early payments discount and late payment penalty.
Property Tax Exemption Filing Reminder by James Stefanich, Receiver of Taxes, Town of Oyster Bay
RECEIVER STEFANICH REMINDS RESIDENTS TO FILE
Receiver Stefanich advises homeowners who are interested in obtaining an exemption, to contact the Nassau County Department of Assessment at 571-1500, where they can obtain additional information and applications.
Receiver Stefanich noted, "I want to make sure that every resident who is eligible, be they a senior citizen, veteran, new homeowner, volunteer firefighter/EMT, person with a disability, or person renovating/improving their home, take advantage of the available exemptions."