Tax Collection

  • Tompkins Trust Company handles all tax collection for Lansing Central School District

    • Payments are mailed to the lockbox at:  Lansing Central School District, C/o Tompkins Trust Company, PO Box 404, Ithaca, NY 14851
    • May be made in person at any Tompkins Trust Company location
    • Full payments may be also be made online via credit card or e-check at (fees may apply)


    2022-23 Tax Collection: 

    September 1 - September 30

    • Full payments without penalty

    • Mailed payments must be postmarked by 9/30/22

    • 1st installments with service charge (2.5%)


    October 1 - October 31

    • Full payments with 2% penalty

    • Mailed payments must be postmarked by 10/31/22


    March 1

    • 2nd Installments due to County


    After October 31st, all outstanding tax payments are sent to Tompkins County Finance Department for collection.  For any questions regarding outstanding tax payments, please contact 607-274-5545 or email:  


    For information regarding your home's assessment, please contact the Tompkins County Department of Assessment at 607-274-5517 or


    More information can be found at