Hempstead Town Hall Plaza is at 1 Washington St.

Hempstead Town Hall Plaza is at 1 Washington St. Credit: J.C. Cherubini, 2011

Payments to the Town of Hempstead for the second half of 2011-2012 school taxes must be received or postmarked by May 10.

The Office of Receiver of Taxes offers several options, including extended hours, satellite offices, mobile tax office, drive-through payment window and online payments, officials said.

Hours at the main tax office, 200 North Franklin St. in Hempstead, will be extended from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 and 10. The E-Z Pay Drive Thru Payment Windows 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 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 Parkway in Hicksville, will be open to receive checks and money orders only for tax payments from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 4, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

Residents can also pay at mobile tax offices from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.:
May 1 — Merrick Senior Center, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Merrick.
May 2 — Town Parking Lot O-3, Davison Avenue, Oceanside.
May 3 — Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont.
May 4 — Franklin Square Senior Center, 1182 Martha Pl., Franklin Square.

They can also pay via credit card or e-check through the town’s website at www.TOH.LI cq or by calling Official Payments Corporation at 877-306-6056. A 2.5 percent convenience fee will be incurred for credit card payments and $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