Real Property Tax Service
During this time of social distancing, the real property tax office is closed to the public. If you need to contact us please call (607)535-8118, or email us at one of the following links:
Alan McIlroy, Assessor
Towns of Hector, Catharine & Montour
Towns of Dix, Reading, Orange & Tyrone
Tom Bloodgood, Real Property Tax Director
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
PLEASE NOTE THAT TAXES ARE NOT PAID IN THIS OFFICE.
If you need to pay a tax, or have a question about paying taxes, please visit the County Treasurer's Web Page
STAR Property Tax Relief - What's New
|There have been some changes in how certain homeowners will apply for STAR, and in how they receive their STAR benefit. The STAR program continues to provide much-needed property tax relief to New York State’s homeowners. Follow this link to learn about changes to the program: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/
Schuyler County History
The county seat is located in the Village of Watkins Glen and is situated at the southern tip of Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. The Schuyler County economy is driven by agriculture and tourism, with major draws being the Watkins Glen State Park, the Finger Lakes wine trails, and the racetrack at Watkins Glen International.