Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

  1. IF LAST DAY OF COLLECTION FALLS ON WEEKEND CAN I PAY ON MONDAY OR DO I HAVE TO PAY FRIDAY?

IF LAST DAY OF COLLECTION FALLS ON WEEKEND, YOU CAN COME IN THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY AND PAY WITHOUT PENALTY.

  1. I DIDN’T RECEIVE A TAX BILL AND NOW IT’S LATE. DO I HAVE TO PAY WITH PENALTY?

Yes. Property owners are not relieved of the obligation to pay taxes due to lack of a bill.  There is no authorization in Real Property Tax Law to waive the penalties or interest.

  1. DO YOU ACCEPT POSTMARK ENVELOPES?

Yes, providing it is a timely, official United States Post Office Postmark.  Private/office meters and foreign postmarks are not acceptable.

  1. I HAVE SATISFIED MY MORTGAGE OR NO LONGER HAVE AN ESCROW ACCOUNT. HOW CAN I RECEIVE A TAX BILL?

PLEASE SEND THE REQUEST IN WRITING TO OUR OFFICE OR EMAIL US AT MGIORDANO@HARRISON-NY.GOV OR RVASILE@HARRISON-NY.GOV

  1. CAN I PAY MY TAXES ONLINE?

YES, YOU CAN NOW PAY WITH CREDIT CARD-DEBIT CARD- OR ELTRONIC CHECK.

GO TO HTTP://WWW.HARRISON-NY.GOV/TAXPAYMENT.HTM

OR  CALL 1-877-565-3801

THE COMPANY THAT PROVIDES THIS SERVICE DOES CHARGE A CONVENIENCE FEE OF 2.75% FOR (DISCOVER-MASTERCARD-VISA) AND $ 1.95 FOR ELETRONIC CHECKS.

PLEASE HAVE YOUR TAX BILL ACCOUNT NUMBER AVAILABLE

  1. ARE THERE ANY EXEMPTIONS ON MY PROPERTY TAXES I CAN APPLY FOR?

YES, YOU CAN CALL THE ASSESSORS OFFICE ( 914 ) 670-3063 TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY FOR AGED EXEMPTION, VETERANS, AND STAR PROGRAM