Receiver of Taxes
The Village Clerk is also the receiver of taxes for the Village of Sylvan Beach. Payments may be made in person using cash, check or money order at the Village Clerk's office during normal business hours. Payments may also be made by mail to Wanda E Durant, Receiver of Taxes, PO Box 508, Sylvan Beach NY 13157. A post mark date is acceptable as date of payment.
Tax bills are mailed at the end of May and property owners have until July 1st to pay without penalty. Bills paid from July 2nd until July 31st incurs late payment penalties at 5%, from August 1st - August 31st will pay a 6% penalty and from September 1st - September 30th will pay a 7% penalty.
After September 30th all unpaid tax bills are returned to Oneida County Finance Department and additional penalties accrue. It is the ultimate responsibility of the property owner to insure timely payment of taxes.
If you have a new mailing address, please be sure to sent it to the Village Clerk's office to insure proper mailing of your tax bill.