Supervisor's Message -

 

Welcome to the Town of Haverstraw web site!


The Town Board and I hope that the information provided to you will assist you and inform you about Town Government and the services that we render and also discover the opportunities and amenities that the Town of Haverstraw offers to our residents.

Our website will keep you updated on the many recreational and cultural activities that have been scheduled.

I am proud to be the Supervisor of the Town of Haverstraw. Haverstraw is rich in its history, its culture and its people. It is a great place to live and learn. Our future is bright and there are many things happening in Haverstraw which include the County Waterfront Park, development of a town park in the unincorporated area, youth and senior activities and much more.


Please feel free to contact me at the Haverstraw Town Hall with any questions or comments you may have. 845-429-2200 or fax 845-429-4701.

 


 

 

Howard T. Phillips Jr.
Supervisor

Town of Haverstraw

Ann M. McGovern
Receiver of Taxes & Assessments
Donna M. Rose, Deputy Receiver
Direct Line: 845 942-3720 and 845 942-3721


The Town of Haverstraw is a town of the First Class. Town/County taxes are collected beginning January 1 through January 31 without penalty. February 1 through February 28 taxes are collected with a 1% penalty. March 1 through March 31 taxes are collected with a 2% penalty. April 1 - All unpaid taxes are turned over to Rockland County Finance for collection.

School taxes are collected beginning September 1 through September 30 without penalty. October 1 through October 31 with a 5% fee. November 1 - They are turned over to the School Districts for Rockland County Finance to collect or re-levy onto the next Town/County tax bill.

Hours of collection: 9AM - 5PM (Monday-Friday)

When the final date for collection of taxes falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday, taxes will be collected throughout the first business day following such a date.

The Town of Haverstraw does not accept credit cards for payment of taxes. The Town also does not accept partial payments for taxes - all tax bills must be paid in full.

A suggested Tax Calendar of Events would be:

January 1 through January 31 - Collect Town/County taxes without penalty.
February 1 through February 28(or 29) - Collect Town/County taxes with 1% penalty.
March 1 through 31 - Collect Town/County taxes with 2% penalty.
April 1 - Prepare to turn over Roll, Unpaids and all requirements to Rockland County Finance for settlement.
July - Remove old Bank Codes; add new Bank Codes; make sure all entries & changes are up-to-date for School Roll.
August - Receive Tax Warrants from North Rockland, East Ramapo and Ramapo Central School Districts; put legal notices in newspapers regarding tax warrants and tax collecting data; prepare tax bills for mailing; mail bills.
September 1 through 30 - Collect School taxes.
October 1 through 31 - Collect School taxes with 5% interest.
November 1 - Prepare all books to be turned over to School Districts.
December - Receive Tax Warrants from Town and County; remove old Bank Codes; add new Bank Codes; make all necessary changes; put legal notices in newspapers regarding tax collecting in January; prepare tax bills; mail tax bills.

The Town of Haverstraw does have a THIRD PARTY NOTIFICATION SERVICE FOR REAL PROPERTY TAXES for persons who are owner occupants of a 1, 2, or 3 family residence who are at least 65 years of age or are disabled (by a physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more of their major life activities). Applicants may apply by completing RP-923 (available here).