Delinquent Taxes

Please read your bill carefully front and back. Your local collector information is on the front. The County collection information is on the back. Please be sure the amount you are paying is printed on the bottom of your bill; or if outdated, call to get a current amount due. Incorrect payments will be returned to sender.

 

Credit card payments can be made in our office:  Please see our FAQ page here.


Update:   YOU CAN NOW PAY YOUR TAXES ANYTIME ONLINE on our X-Press Pay page 

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XPress-Pay currently charges a convenience fee of 2.85% of the total tax for online payments.

 

IMPORTANT TAX DATES

DateTaxPayable
January 1stTown/County taxes mailed, lien on property, due January 31st without interest.Local Collector January 1st through March 31st
April 1stDelinquent unpaid town/county taxes turned over to the County for collection.County Treasurer April 1st of current year until 3 years after lien date, additional fees apply.
May 1stOlean City taxes mailed, due May 31st without interest.City of Olean May 1st through October 31st
June 1stVillage taxes mailed, due June 30th without interest.School September 1st through October 31st
September 1stSchool taxes mailed, due September 30thwithout interest.School September 1st through October 31st
November 1stDelinquent unpaid City/Village/School taxes turned over to County for collection and re-levy, no longer payable separately.County with additional fees November 1stthrough November 15th only, then re-levied to next town/county bill.

January 1stthrough March 31st

Pay prior years delinquent town/county taxes before the current year is returned April 1st to avoid paying the newest tax first.All delinquent Town/County taxes payable to County Treasurer.

March 31st

Taxable status date.  Upcoming assessment roll is based on the condition and inventory of the parcel as of that date. 

 

Posting of Foreclosure lists on our website is an attempt to inform owners that they may lose their right, title and interest to their described real property if taxes are not paid.  Every attempt has been made to find and use the most recent known mailing addresses for our notices, especially in the case of prior returned mailings.  Please be sure to keep us informed if you have to  change your mailing address.

The County only forecloses and takes title to Real Property that has been assessed, for which delinquent tax(es) remain unpaid.  This does not include personal property.  The County currently operates on a 3 year schedule, meaning that any delinquent tax that will be 3 years old at the time the Foreclosure List is finalized, regardless of newer taxes being paid, can be foreclosed.  For instance, delinquent 2013 County/Town taxes for parcels on our 2015 Foreclosure List that remain unpaid by January 2016 would be foreclosed shortly after last day to redeem.  (Delinquent 2013, and possibly 2014 and/or 2015.   The current 2016 County tax owing at local collector is only part of the foreclosure if it remains in the County's name and unpaid as of April 1.)

The 2015 Foreclosure Listing was filed on October 30, 2015 in the Cattaraugus County Clerk's Office, regarding delinquent taxes for 2013 or older that were not paid by September 15, 2015.  When all delinquent taxes are paid for a parcel, that will stop our foreclosure action, if paid by the deadline of January 29, 2016.  Payment does not mean that this list or the required advertising will be edited.  The Advertising states how the list appeared and was filed in the Clerk's Office on October 30, 2015. 

THE 2015 FORECLOSURE LIST ACTION WAS COMPLETED.   MOST PARCELS WERE PAID FOR (REDEEMED) BEFORE FORECLOSURE.  PLEASE VERIFY COUNTY OWNERSHIP BEFORE LOOKING AT PARCELS.   PARCEL INSPECTION CAN ONLY BE A DRIVE BY INSPECTION, AS THE COUNTY DOES NOT TOLERATE TRESPASSING.   WHETHER THE PARCEL WAS REDEEDMED AND RETAINED BY THE OWNER, OR WHETHER THE PARCEL WAS FORECLOSED AND NOW TRANSFERRED TO THE COUNTY, ALL TRESPASSERS COULD FACE LEGAL CHARGES.

There is a buyback period until April 29, 2016.

 

 

2014 Foreclosure Listing had a  deadline of January 21, 2015THIS FORECLOSURE LIST IS HISTORICAL AND REMAINS HERE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.  ALL PARCELS ON IT WERE EITHER REDEEMED AND RETAINED BY THE OWNER, OR WENT THROUGH FORECLOSURE/SALE PROCESS.

 

 

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Locations & Contact information

Olean

One Leo Moss Drive Suite 1325 Olean, NY 14760

Phone: (716) 373-8010

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM except holidays.

Little Valley

303 Court St. Little Valley, NY 14755

Phone: (716) 938-9111 Fax: (716) 938-2762

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM except holidays.

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