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Information Regarding Incorrect 2009 County Property Tax Bills

If you live in the following municipalities, you are NOT impacted by a recent printing error that occurred on certain County tax bills. Again, you are NOT impacted if you live in the following towns:

Property taxpayers in the following municipalities were undercharged on their 2009 County property tax bill:

Taxpayers in these municipalities should pay the amount on the bill you recently received. If you were undercharged, a nominal adjustment will be made to your 2010 tax bill.

Property Taxpayers in the following municipalities were overcharged on their 2009 County property tax bill:

Taxpayers in the City of Lackawanna should discard their original County property tax bill. A new, corrected, bill is being sent to you in the coming days. The new bill is marked "corrected" in 5 separate places, on both the back and front. Taxpayers in the City of Lackawanna who have already paid the incorrect tax bill will be refunded promptly. If your property taxes are paid through escrow, with your mortgage, your financial institution has received the corrected information and you do not need to do anything.

Taxpayers in the Towns of Aurora and Elma will NOT be receiving a new tax bill. You have two options:

  1. You can contact your Receiver of Taxes to be notified of the corrected amount you owe.
  2. You can pay the amount that you were billed and you will receive a prompt refund.

If your property taxes are paid through escrow, with your mortgage, your financial institution has received the corrected information and you do not need to do anything.

If you have additional questions, please call the Department of Real Property Tax Services at 858-8333.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.