Wayne County taxes are due as follows:
The fiscal year for property taxes is from January 1st to December 31st of each year. County, Town and Special District taxes are included in the January Tax Bill. This bill may include unpaid school and village taxes, if they were not paid when they were due.
TOWN AND COUNTY TAXES:
Wayne County has fifteen towns and the taxes are due for each town on or about January 1st of each year and are payable to Town Tax Collector of the months of January, February and March.
- January without penalty or interest
- February with 1% interest added
- March with 2% interest added
- On April 1st taxes are payable to:
- Wayne County Treasurer’s Office
P.O. Box 8
Lyons, NY 14489
When delinquent Town & County Tax Bills are received by the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office a 5% penalty is assessed and 1% interest is added for each month the taxes are delinquent. In November of each year, if the taxes remain unpaid they are filed with the Wayne County Clerk and a filing fee of $5.00 is added to the Tax.
In January of the second year an enforcement fee of $150 or more will be added to the unpaid taxes. October of the second year of delinquency the taxes are advertised in local papers for three non-consecutive weeks. The month of December is the tentative date for redeeming unpaid property taxes before the County Forecloses on the property. A Public Auction is held in June to sell all properties with unpaid taxes.
Installment Agreements are available for qualified taxpayers. Please contact our office for further details.
Village taxes are collected from June 1st through October 31st payable to the Village Clerk. On November 1st the taxes are returned to the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office for collection with an additional fee of 5%.
If the Village taxes remain unpaid after the last business day of November these taxes are re-levied onto the January Town and County Taxes with additional fees.
School Taxes are collected from September 1st through October 31st payable to the School District. On November 1st the taxes are returned to the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office for collection with an additional fee of 5%.
If the School taxes remain unpaid after the last business day of November these taxes are re-levied onto the January Town and County taxes with additional fees.
If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.