School Tax Information

Important School Tax Information

2019 School Tax Dates:

August 28th (approximately) - tax bills and individual bill information received

August 31st - tax bill mailing

September 1st to September 30th - payment accepted with no penalty

October 1st to October 31st - payment must include 2% penalty

Taxes unpaid after October 31st are sent to Monroe and Livingston Counties. 
Livingston county usually accepts payments from November 15-30 only. 
Unpaid school taxes and penalties after December 1st are re-levied to the January 2019 Town and County bill with additional penalty.  We advise you to call the county treasurer for instructions.

Mail Payments To:

Avon Central School
P.O. Box 6792
Ithaca, NY 14851

The US postmark date is accepted as payment date.  All other delivery methods (in person, Fed Ex, etc.) require the date received to be the date of payment.


To avoid a delay in processing or the return of your payment, remember to:

-include the barcoded remittance stub attached to the bill (required for processing)

-include the correct amount for the full payment, this includes addition of the penalty after September 30th

-make payment, in person or postmarked, on or before the due date


All tax bills are mailed at the end of August.  If you do not receive your bill by September 7, 2018 and your taxes are not paid by your mortgage holder, please call 585-226-2455 ext. 1308 to receive a duplicate bill.   Bills requested by lenders for payment from escrow accounts are receipted and mailed to the property owner after payment.

It is the property owner’s responsibility to ensure that we have the correct address for mailing tax bills. If you have not already done so, please notify us if you have:

-had a change of address including addition or elimination of a PO Box

-had a recent change in escrow status

-recently purchased property


Please contact your town assessor for:

-tax roll name changes

-questions regarding exemptions and assessments


For duplicate, current or prior year bills or receipts, address corrections, or questions please contact Kerry Murray, Tax Collector at 585-226-2455 ext. 1308 or


To view a paid or unpaid tax bill or print a receipt, click the website:


Click on Livingston (or Monroe) County and Avon School.  This will allow you to search by street number only; by street number and name; by owner ‘s last name; by tax map number; or by bill number.