Town of Highlands Receiver of Taxes

Tax Collection Mission: To receive property tax payments for town government as well as special districts, town and county and school; to distribute tax revenues to these agencies, and to provide accurate and courteous answers to questions about tax payments.   All powers and duties of the office, as well as collection procedures are statutory and defined in the NYS Real Property Tax Law.

Payment Methods: 

-Current Methods of Payment Include: Check, Cash, Money Order, Credit Card

 You can pay your bill via mail, in person or deposit box at 254 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY 10928.

For check payment of bills:

-Include your address and phone and bill numbers
-Issue check to Receiver of Taxes or Town of Highlands
-Mail to Receiver of Taxes, Town of Highlands, 254 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY 10928


Hours and contact information are noted on the vertical bar on the left side of this page. Town Hall is closed for all major holidays.

STAR Program, Assessments, Exemptions or change of address please see or call the Assessor at the same address. (845) 446-4280 ext. 315

Property Tax Schedule:

Last Week of December

Property tax bills are mailed


Payments collected without penalty


Payments collected with 1% penalty


Payments collected with 2% penalty plus second notice fee


Tax Receiver Forms