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)


    2023-24 Tax Collection: 

    September 1 - September 30

    • Full payments without penalty

    • Mailed payments must be postmarked by 9/30/23

    • 1st installment payments with service charge (2.5%)

      • the 2.5% service charge is on the full amount of the tax bill


    October 1 - October 31

    • Full payments with 2% penalty

    • Mailed payments must be postmarked by 10/31/23


    March 1

    • 2nd Installment payments due to County


    After October 31st, all outstanding tax payments are sent to Tompkins County Finance Department to be relevied to the following year's Town/County tax bill.  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