TAX COLLECTION (by mail or in-person at Town Clerk's Office)
864 State Highway 68, Canton, NY 13617 (Pierrepont)
*The Town of Pierrepont collects Town & County Taxes only. Tax bills are mailed out in time for January tax collection which begins January 1st. Payments will be received without penalty through January 31st, (U.S. Postmark of January 31st or earlier accepted.) Payments made after this date should include the appropriate penalty. The amount can be found on your tax bill. Payments will be accepted through May 31st at our office, 864 State Highway 68, Canton, NY. (Pierrepont). After that date taxpayers should call the St. Lawrence County Treasurer for payment instructions at 315-379-2234.
PAYMENT of TAXES
*Methods of Payment: Payments may be made by cash, check/money order and credit card. Please do not send cash through the mail. All credit cards are subject to a convenience fee, which is paid to the processor. We do not accept credit card payments over the phone, they must be made in person. Please call our office if you have questions on credit card payments.
*By Mail: Checks or Money Orders are to be payable to 'Julian Filiatrault, Tax Collector,' and mailed to 864 State Highway 68, Canton, New York 13617. Please send a coupon from your tax bill or make a notation of the tax parcel ID or current bill number if you are not enclosing a bill. Providing a phone number is helpful, so we can contact you if there is a problem with your payment
*In Person: Payments may be made at the Pierrepont Town Hall, 864 State Highway 68, Canton (Pierrepont) during business hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
* After Hours: Payments may be placed in the drop-box which is located on the front of the Town Hall, 864 State Highway 68, Canton (Pierrepont).
*Installment Payments: If choosing to pay by installments, the first payment must be paid by January 31st. This payment is 1/3rd the total due plus a 2% surcharge. This surcharge is not refundable, even if the balance is paid before the end of January. The second installment is due by March 31st and the third installment is due by May 31st. If the second installment is paid after March 31st, add 1% onto the March amount, for each month it is late. (April 1%, May 2%.). We cannot accept partial payments after January 31st.
*Online: Call our office at 315-386-8311 for information.