School Tax Information

View or print your bill

Click the link below if you would like to:

Find out if a property is in the Pavilion CSD

View and/or print a copy of your school tax bill

See if the school taxes have been paid on a property

See what the true tax amount on a property is

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Helpful tips for viewing your bill

Helpful hints

  • Looking up by name - type in exact spelling of the owner's last name

  • Looking up taxes by address - Street number needs to be exact - example 105-107 street number-if just using the number, all addresses with that number will appear

  • Street Address - do not include Street, Avenue, Drive, Place, Park etc.

  • If the exact street number is not known, just type in the street name, the whole street appears alphabetically by the owner's last name

  • Some streets have several different names, Perry Road, Rte 246, Wyoming Rd, Rte 19, etc…

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PAYMENT INFORMATION FOR 2020 - 2021

In person payment can be made at any Five Star Bank location during normal banking hours through the Drive-Thru window, or by depositing in the night deposit box.

  • Payment must be in the form of a personal check, Official Bank Check or Money Order from a recognized Financial Institution or Money Services Business.

  • 2020 - 2021 Pavilion Central School District tax bills were issued September 1, 2020.

  • Payment is due by September 30, 2020 without penalty 

  • October 1 – November 2, 2020:  2% interest charged

Make checks payable to:

Pavilion Central School District

PO Box 249

Warsaw, NY 14569

  • Include the bottom stub from bill, or bills if paying more than one.

  • Ensure that you are submitting the correct amount; any incorrect payments will be returned.      

No payments will be accepted after November 2, 2020.  Any unpaid taxes at this time will be turned over to the County to be relieved on January 1, 2021 by the county with an additional 7% penalty.  If your tax bill is to be paid through escrow, please check with your bank before November 2, 2020 to be sure your tax bill has been paid.

Helpful information

To make any corrections to the name and/or address on your school tax bill, or to make a change to your bank code on the bill, you must contact the correct assessor for your township.  Pavilion Central School District is located in three (3) counties, Genesee, Livingston and Wyoming.  Below are links to the current listing of assessors for each of the three counties. 

Follow the link below to find the correct assessor for your township.

Genesee County Assessors  

Livingston County Assessors  

Wyoming County Assessors 

Per NYS Real Property Tax Law (ss 922,942):  A property owner is not relieved of the responsibility for payment of taxes despite the fact that his/her name is not properly entered on the tax roll and no statement of taxes was received by him/her. There is no provision of law which would permit a waiver of penalties and interest arising out of a failure to make timely payment of tax bills.

NEW STAR Information

  • Changes in the STAR Property Tax Rebate for New Homeowners Only (those who purchased a home after August 1, 2015).

  • Rebate is now in the form of a check versus a direct credit on the School Tax Bill.  New applicants who qualify for STAR will register with New York State instead of applying with their assessor.  If they qualify, they will receive a STAR credit in the form of a check, rather than receiving a property tax exemption. The dollar value of the credit will be the same as the property tax exemption.

  • To check the STAR check delivery schedule: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/star-check-delivery-schedule.htm

  • New Homeowners must register with NYS Department of Taxation using this link https://www.tax.ny.gov/star/ by July to receive a check by September of the same calendar year or by phone at 518-457-2036.  Register for the School Tax Relief (STAR) Credit

  • NEW: 2019 Exemption Changes Property Owners Age 65 & Over: Enhanced STAR Income Verification Program https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/ivp.htm

Common Errors on Tax Payments

  • Error: Check is not signed.
    Result: Check is returned to the maker and the tax bill remains unpaid.

  • Error: Numeric and written amount on check don't match.
    Result: Bank will not process check. Check is returned to the maker and the tax bill remains unpaid.

  • Error: Amount paid does not include the penalty due.
    Result: Amount due depends on date payment is made. If payment is made in person at the bank, the date the payment is received at the bank teller's window is considered the date of payment. If a tax payment is mailed, the date of the official postmark on the envelope is considered the date of payment. If the amount submitted is not the amount due on the date of payment, which would include any penalties due on that date, the check is returned to the maker with a notification of underpayment and the tax bill remains unpaid.  

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If you have any questions, or need additional information, please contact:

Mary Jo Pahl, School Tax Collector

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM