Payment Options

The Southeast Tax Receiver is responsible for the billing and collection of current County, Town, Fire and Special District taxes for the Town of Southeast.

Tax bills are mailed during the first week of January. The tax bill covers the period of January 1st - December 31st of the same calendar year.

Due Dates


County and Town taxes are due January 31st of each year penalty free. Full payments must be in the Tax Department on the last day of the month in January, or post-marked on that day at the Post Office. All mailed-in payments must have a valid U.S. Postmark on or before the due date.

Payment Due Date Options - Single Payment - 1 Payment


  • On or before the last day in January, no interest
  • On or before the last day in February, 1% interest
  • On or before the last day in March, 2% interest plus a $2 tax reminder notice fee.
  • On or before the last day in April, 3% interest plus a $2 tax reminder notice fee. Putnam County normally extends the collection through April 30th, call for amount due.
  • After April 30th, all payments must be made to the Commissioner of Finance
    40 Gleneida Avenue
    Carmel, NY 10512
    Phone: 845-808-1080

Payment Due Date Options - Installment Payments - 2 Payments


  • 1st payment on or before January 31st, no interest
  • 2nd payment accepted February 1st – July 31st + 1% per month
  • After July 31st, all payments must be made to the Commissioner of Finance
    40 Gleneida Avenue
    Carmel, NY 10512
    Phone: 845-808-1080
All checks are to be made payable to “Susan Tobacco, Tax Receiver” for the exact amount that appears on the bill, plus interest or penalty, if applicable. All payments should be mailed or brought to the following address:
Susan Tobacco, Tax Receiver
Town of Southeast – Town Hall
1360 Route 22
Brewster, NY 10509

Receipts


Receipts will be mailed to the Homeowner for mailed-in payments. Walk-in payment receipts will be issued at the time of payment to the person delivering payment.

If uncertain as to prior taxes, please call the Commissioner of Finance at 845-808-1080.

Exemptions


You may be eligible for an exemption(s). March 1 is the deadline to apply for all exemptions for the following years’ taxes. For information, please call or write the Town Assessor Office at 845-279-7336.

Third Party Notification


If you are either 65 years of age or older or disabled and you own and occupy a residence, you may designate a consenting adult third party to receive duplicate copies of your tax bills and notices of unpaid taxes until further notice. Applications may be obtained in the Tax Receivers office or by mail.