Tompkins County
New York


Returned School Taxes


Department:Clerk of the LegislatureSponsors:
Category:Taxes (Sales, Room Occupancy, Etc.)Functions:Annual Resolutions


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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, Article 13 of the Real Property Tax Law authorizes school district tax collectors to submit by November 15th a listing of unpaid taxes to the County Treasurer for enforcement, and


              WHEREAS, the County guarantees the school districts payment of the unpaid taxes by April 1 of the year following the return, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That the Director of Assessment of the County be and hereby is authorized and directed to add to the respective 2018 tax rolls the amounts of the uncollected school taxes that remain unpaid and that have not heretofore been relevied on town tax rolls and that have been returned by the collectors of the various districts, exclusive of the Ithaca City School District, to the County Finance Director, and that said returned school taxes be reassessed and relevied on town tax rolls as they are returned, and that said school taxes returned in 2017 be reassessed and relevied upon the lots and parcels so returned with 12.0 % annual interest in addition thereto.


Meeting History

Dec 6, 2017 3:30 PM  Government Operations Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:Dooley Kiefer, Member
SECONDER:Rich John, Member
AYES:Daniel Klein, Carol Chock, Dooley Kiefer, Rich John, Will Burbank
Dec 19, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Carol Chock, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Shawna Black, Michael Sigler, Martha Robertson