Tax and Assessment

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Interest & Penalty Calculation

First-Half Taxes are Due By January 10th 

(Late Payment Schedule & Interest from Jan 11 - May 31)

Schedule of Interest rates for First-Half late Tax payments Only  
 Dec 1 - Jan 10 On Time/No Penalties 
Late Payment Date Interest Charge
Jan 11 - Feb 10  1%
Feb 11 - Mar 10 2%
Mar 11 - Apr 10 3%
Apr 11 - May 10 4%
May 11 - May 31 5%

Late Payments after May 31st

Late property tax payments made after May 31st are subject to a five percent (5%) penalty in addition to the compounded interest charge of five percent (5%).  The interest charge increases at a rate of one percent (1%) per month thereafter until the tax, penalty and interest is paid.  

In addition, after May 31st -  late tax payments can no longer be processed by the Town and must be payable to Suffolk County Comptroller and sent to:  

                   Suffolk County Comptroller
                  330 Center Drive
                  Riverhead, NY 11901-3311.