• School Tax Information

    Tax Insert

    The school tax collector will be on duty in the district office to answer questions during the following months:

    • September 2-30
    • October 1-31

    After October 31, unpaid taxes will be returned to the County Treasurer.

    Tax bill information is also available online.  You can also access tax bills by clicking on the following link: http://www.taxlookup.net/index.aspx.  If you have any questions regarding school tax payments, please call Jahnyne Huckabone, Tax Collector at 315-625-5215 or email taxcollector@apw.cnyric.org.


     FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING SCHOOL TAXES

    Q:  When will I get my school tax bill?

    A:  Bills will be mailed out during the last week of August. If you don’t receive your bill by September 2, you may contact the school tax collector at 315-625-5215.

    Q:  When are my school taxes due?

    A:  School taxes are due, without penalty, by October 1. From October 2-31, payments must include the 2 percent late penalty.

    Q:  How can I pay my school taxes?

    1. In person:  Pathfinder Bank -  Using the Drive-up window only, 3361 Main Street,  Mexico, NY 13114
    2. By mail:  **PREFERRED METHOD DUE TO COVID-19**

     APW CSD Tax Collector, Pathfinder Bank, PO Box 229Mexico, NY 13114

     (US Postmark determines date of payment, postmarked by 10/31.)

    3. By credit card:  Please follow the link provided: http://taxlookup.net/search.aspx?jurisdiction=apw&year=2020 and enter your name or address and click search. 

    Choose your name and select the “Proceed to payment” button which will direct you to a PayPal site to pay a site fee (collected directly by PayPal, not the school district) in addition to any credit card processing fees your bank may have. 

    Please note, partial payments are not accepted.

    Q:  Where can I pay my school taxes, if I want to pay them in person?

    A:  You can pay your bill in person at: *You must bring your bill with you to the bank in order to pay your bill there.

    Pathfinder Bank - Using the Drive-up window only
    3361 Main Street, Mexico, NY 13114

    Q:  What if I am not able to pay my bill before the October 31 deadline?

    A:  Any bills that are not paid by October 31 will be turned over to the County Treasurer for collection. At that point, a 7% penalty will be imposed and relevied on the January 2021 County tax bill.

    Q:  Why are unpaid taxes after October 31st not able to be paid at Oswego County?

    A:  Unpaid taxes will be returned to Oswego County Treasurer, and will be added to the 2021 County Tax Bill with additional 7% Relevy Fee. There will be no opportunity to pay this bill after October 31, 2020.

    For information visit https://oswegocounty.com/treasurer or call (315) 349-8393.

    INFORMATION REGARDING THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT

    Extending through 2019, a new property tax relief credit will provide direct relief to qualifying New York State homeowners.

    For more information on STAR property tax relief, visit the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance at: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/default.htm