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Finance Department




(for parcels with Foreclosure filed on 10-1-21)

will be held on Monday, June 13, 2022

at The Eagles Club, 161 Cecil Malone Dr., Ithaca

(Behind Wegman’s)

The list of parcels that will be auctioned to the Public will be found at:

on May 17, 2022

An informational Meeting will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022 @ 7pm.

Review of Terms & Conditions

Get answers to your questions

Sit in on a mock Auction

 Preview a slide show presentation of parcels* to be auctioned

*Subject to change

 June 3, 2021 Tompkins County Finance Department:

  • Treasury Division is open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm. Not fully vaccinated? Please wear a mask. We would like to STRONGLY encourage everyone to make their tax payments through the US Mail, using our locked drop-box or online payment system.                                                                                                                             
  • If you need help with any services, please email: or call Treasury 607-274-5545 or Accounting 607-274-5544
  • Property Tax Payments may be completed online at  Please email for detailed instructions: We also now have a BLACK Locked Drop Box located to the LEFT of our outside door at: Tompkins County Finance Office, 125 East Court St., Ithaca, NY.  All checks can be made payable to: Tompkins County. If you prefer to not have your check left overnight, please have it in by 4:15pm
  • Residency certificates can be requested on line at Application for Certificate Of Residence

The Finance Department, overseen by Finance Director Rick Snyder, has three divisions.

Treasury Division - Responsible for receipt and custody of all County funds; coordinates investments of County resources; administers the hotel room occupancy tax; maintains tax rolls and provides tax searches and copies of tax bills; responsible for enforcement of delinquent property taxes for Town, County and School taxes; issues certificates of residency for attendance at community colleges; custodian for court and trust funds. Phone: 607-274-5545.

Accounting Division - Maintains financial records of the County; audits and processes all payments; coordinates issuance of bonds to finance capital projects; prepares annual financial report. Phone: 607-274-5544.

Purchasing Division - Coordinates public bidding in accordance with state requirements. Phone: 607-274-5500.