Tompkins County Finance Department:
- Treasury Division is open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm. 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: email@example.com or call Treasury 607-274-5545 or Accounting 607-274-5544
- Property Tax Payments may be completed online at https://pay.xpress-pay.com/org/534B839211A5447. Please email for detailed instructions: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, Lorrie Scarrott, 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. Email: email@example.com
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.