May I Pay My Taxes in Person? Yes, payment hours are 9-4:00, however due to COVID-19, only 2 people may enter the office at one time. There is also a black Tax Payment Drop Box at the rear entrance to Town Hall where you can drop your payment in a envelope addressed to Tax Receiver.
What are the Different Forms of Payment I Can Use? Taxes in the Town of Huntington can be paid with cash, check, money order, E-check or major credit card. DISCOVER/NOVUS cards can be used when making a payment in person or by mail directly with the receiver's office. Please see our PAY ONLINE tab for all other credit cards and DISCOVER/NOVUS options using ACI (Official Payments). Tax Payments Made by Credit Card or E-Check Are Subject to a CONVENIENCE FEE. Third Party Checks Are Not Accepted.
My Check was Returned Unpaid ("Bounced"). Will the Tax Receiver Re-Deposit My Check? No. Any check, credit card payment or e-check returned unpaid will not be re-deposited. The tax payment will be cancelled and a $20.00 returned check charge will be added to the payment in addition to any appropriate penalty or interest charge.
What If I Can't Pay the Total Amount Due? Partial payments of $200.00 or more plus any interest and penalties are accepted both by the Town Receiver of Taxes and the Suffolk County Comptroller. Additional interest and penalties are only charged against the remaining unpaid balance.
I Have Moved - Who Do I Contact to Change My Address? If you still own the property notify the Receiver of Taxes. Do not rely on the post office to forward mail indefinitely. Inform the Receiver of Taxes if you wish to have tax bills mailed to an address other than the property location. If you have sold the property and still receive a tax bill, contact the Receiver of Taxes with the name of the new owner.
I Just Purchased Property in The Town Of Huntington. Do I Need to Contact Anyone Regarding Real Property Taxes? Since it is the owner’s responsibility to pay taxes on property they own, it is recommended that you immediately notify the Receiver of Taxes to obtain a current bill to ascertain the amount of the tax payment and when the payment is due.
I have Paid-Off My Mortgage and Taxes had been Escrowed by My Mortgage Company. Who Do I Notify Regarding My Real Property Tax Bill? You should contact the Receiver of Taxes to request that future bills be sent directly to you. Make sure the Receiver has your correct mailing address and advises you when the next payment is due.
Will The Town Take My Property If I do not Pay My Taxes? The Town is not involved in the delinquency process. If taxes remain unpaid by the date of the tax lien sale (usually in December of the current year), the County Comptroller will sell a tax lien to the County of Suffolk.
Can I find prior years tax information on the Town's Website?: Information for prior years and payments made after May 31 are available at the Suffolk County Comptroller's Office (631 852-3000).
Where do I Mail My Delinquent Tax Payment? After May 31, you must make your check payable to the Suffolk County Comptroller and mail with property information to:
Suffolk County Comptroller