2019-20 school tax information

Payment process

Minisink Valley Central School District will continue to utilize a lock-box service through Sterling Bank for school tax collection.
NOTE:  The district  no longer accepts in person payments at the Business Office.

Paying your 2019-20 school taxes

School tax payments must be mailed to the following address:

Minisink Valley Central School District
P.O. Box 5047
White Plains, NY 10602

Important payment dates and notes:

Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, 2019:  Tax payments postmarked by September 30 will be accepted without penalty.

Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, 2019:  All tax payments postmarked between October 1 and October 31 must include the 2% interest penalty in order to be accepted as paid in full.  Please refer to your tax bill for the applicable amount due.

After Oct. 31, 2019:  *No tax payments will be accepted by the district.

Important notes:

School tax bills will be mailed by Sept. 1, 2019.

Unpaid school taxes will be re-levied (included) with the 2020 town and county property taxes and will include additional penalties as required by law.

The district does not accept credit or debit cards.

Taxes for each property must be paid in full.  Partial payments will not be accepted, and they will be returned to the taxpayer and deemed as unpaid.

To view and/or print tax bills and payment receipts online:

http://www.egov.basny.com/MinisinkValleyCSD/

Registering for STAR Credit:

The Basic and Enhanced STAR benefits can save eligible New York homeowners hundreds of dollars.  You should register online if you:

  • Recently bought your home;
  • Never applied for the STAR benefit on your primary residence; or
  • Received a letter advising you to register for Basic STAR

For complete eligibility information and to register for the STAR credit:

https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/star-exemption-program.htm

Please contact your local assessor if you:

  • Currently receive the STAR credit on your primary residence and have questions;
  • Need to file for or have questions regarding other exemptions (i.e. Veteran’s, Agricultural, etc.);
  • Have recently paid off your mortgage and need your tax bill mailed directly to you for payment;
  • Require a change of address;
  • Have questions regarding your assessment