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Department of Finance

Property Tax Collection Calendar

Orange County Property Tax Department 845-291-2480

January 2016
Town, County and special district tax bills are mailed by the various towns to property owners in Orange County or their escrow holders. Pay town and county property tax bills to the town without penalty.

City Property Taxes
The County does not collect or enforce taxes within the City of Middletown (845)346-4150, City of Newburgh (845)569-7330 or City of Port Jervis (845)858-4014.

City School Property Taxes
There are properties that are included in the three city school districts (Middletown, Newburgh and Port Jervis) but are located outside the respective city boundaries. These property owners pay their current school taxes to their respective city school district. If they become delinquent, the payments are then made to the County as follows:

  • City of Middletown School District              March 2016
  • City of Newburgh School District                April 2016
  • City of Port Jervis School District               November 2016

For additional information from the respective city school districts, the telephone numbers are as follows:

  • City of Middletown School District              845-326-1198
  • City of Newburgh School District                845-563-3490
  • City of Port Jervis School District               845-858-3100 x15533

Village Property Taxes
Property owners who reside in a village pay their current and late village property taxes to their respective villages up to October 31st. The schedule for the mailing of village property tax bills is as follows:

  • Village of South Blooming Grove                                          January
  • Villages of Cornwall-on-Hudson and Washingtonville          March
  • All other villages                                                                     June

February 2016
Pay town and county property tax bills to the town with 1% interest.

March 2016
Pay town and county property tax bills to the town with 2% interest and town mailing fee of either $1.00 or $2.00, if applicable.

March 31, 2016
Last day to pay Town Tax Collector with interest.
For property owners who are still delinquent for their 2015 property taxes, a title search fee of no more than $150.00 will be assessed on each delinquent parcel.

April 2016
Orange County Commissioner of Finance begins to collect town and county taxes for all towns, with penalty plus interest after April 20, 2016. Contact our office at (845) 291-2480 for exact amount due.

September 2016
Generally, all non-city school districts mail their school tax bills to property owners and escrow holders within their district with the exception of the City of Middletown School District.

October 2015
The City of Middletown School District mails its school tax bills to property owners and escrow holders within it's district.

November 2016
The 2016 List of Delinquent town and county property taxes, by town and section, block and lot, is filed with the Orange County Clerk’s Office. This list may also include current city school district delinquent taxes.

Orange County Finance Department will accept payment on 2016-2017 non-city school property taxes from November 1st – November 16th.

Orange County Finance Department will accept payment on 2016-2017 village property taxes from November 1st – November 16th.

School and village property taxes remaining unpaid after November 15th will be added to the 2017 town and county property tax bill with a 7% relevy fee.

March 2017
For property owners who are still delinquent for their 2016 property taxes, a title search fee of no more than $150 will be assessed on each delinquent parcel.