Payments to the Town of Hempstead for the second half of the 2012 general taxes must be received or postmarked by Aug. 10.
Taxpayers can use several payment options offered by the Office of Receiver of Taxes including extended hours, satellite offices, mobile tax office, drive-through payment window and online payments, officials said.
The main tax office, 200 N. Franklin St. in Hempstead, will be open on business days from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Aug. 1 and Aug. 10. The E-Z Pay Drive Thru Payment Window will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and only checks and money orders will be accepted.
Taxpayers are reminded to bring their entire current tax bill with the stub intact in order to receive an official receipt at time of payment.
Satellite offices at Rock Hall Museum (199 Broadway in Lawrence) and Levittown Hall (201 Levittown Pkwy. in Hicksville) will be open to receive checks and money orders for tax payments from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
Residents can also pay at the mobile tax offices visiting several locations throughout the town. In addition, they can pay via credit card or e-check through the town’s website at toh.li or by calling Official Payments Corporation at 877-306-6056. A 2.5 percent convenience fee will be incurred for credit card payments and a $2 fee will be charged for e-check transactions.
For more information, call the Office of Receiver of Taxes at 516-538-1500.
Above: Hempstead Town Hall