Second-half 2003–2004 School Taxes are due April 1 and must be postmarked by May 10, 2004 to avoid a penalty. For more information, please go to the 2003-2004 School Tax page. The 2003-2004 School Tax Levy covers the fiscal year 7/1/2003 to 6/30/2004.
Any 2003-2004 school taxes not paid to the Town of North Hempstead Receiver of Taxes by June 1, 2004 will be in arrears and must be paid with additional penalties and fees to the Nassau County Treasurer starting June 2, 2004.
The Receiver of Taxes' Office is open Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4:45 pm. For your convenience, the Tax Office will be open until 7:00 pm on Monday, May 10, 2004.
The fiscal affairs of each school district are the responsibility of the Board of Education, an elected body. The Town has no control over school taxes and acts only as an agent to collect and distribute school taxes. All school taxes are disbursed to the individual school districts.
ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE INFORMATION
You have the right to file a grievance on your assessment. The assessed value of your property and current ratio of assessment to market value are listed on your tax bill. The next grievance period is January 3, 2005 – March 1, 2005. During the grievance period, you may examine the assessment rolls and obtain grievance applications (Form RP-524-SAU 1-97) at the Nassau County Department of Assessment, 240 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY. For further information about the grievance process, please call (516) 571-1500 after January 3, 2005. Information is also available at Nassau County Department of Assessment website.