Immediate Release Contact: Justin Meyers
September 11, 2007 (516) 869-7794
TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD RECEIVER OF TAXES UNVEILS ONLINE PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS
(Manhasset, New York- August 17, 2007) –Rocco Iannarelli, the Town of North Hempstead Receiver of Taxes, announced today that his office will provide Town citizens with online access to their real property tax bills and will also be accepting online payments effective October 1st, 2007 through the Town’s website located at www.northhempsteadny.gov.
The system being utilized by the Town was developed in partnership with MuniTrax TM, a Carle Place, NY-based internet content services provider to local governments throughout the northeast United States. The system was developed specifically for the Town and the residents of North Hempstead and effectively balances convenient citizen access to needed information while maintaining a sophisticated level of data security.
Taxpayers may register online for free/NO-COST access to their General/School real property tax statements. They may log in via an internet connection at anytime to view, print, or check the payment status of their real property tax bills. Additionally, for a “service fee,” taxpayers will also be able to pay their tax bills via online credit card or Automatic Clearing House/Electronic Check payment. Mr. Iannarelli also noted that conventional modes of payment via as the U.S. mail, a mortgage company, or in-person payment will continue to be “without any service fee or charge”.
Tax Receiver Rocco Iannarelli states “This system is one of the first of its kind in our state and has been provided at no cost to our Town. The demand for online payment options has grown exponentially in the past few years and many services and companies were reviewed before electing this system for the Town of North Hempstead. It successfully marries information, convenience, security and value, better than any other service of this type in the marketplace.”
“We are committed to providing the taxpayers and businesses of North Hempstead with the fastest, most secure and convenient on-line tax information and payment service available,” said Thomas M. Owens, Chief Operating Officer of MuniTrax. “The Town of North Hempstead is committed to providing its citizens and businesses with the ability to examine and pay their property tax bills at the time and place of their choosing and we are excited to be their solution choice.”
To learn more about the system, please feel free to visit www.northhempsteadny.gov or contact Tax Receiver Iannarelli’s office at (516) 869-7800.