Department Responsibilities
The Receiver of Taxes in the Town of Bethlehem is responsible for collection of town and county property taxes for over 13,000 parcels. In addition, the Receiver of Taxes will collect:
  • Building permit fees
  • Sewer rents
  • Water rents
  • Other fees and charges payable to the town
The Receiver is the insurer and guarantor of all moneys, books, papers, and records that the laws provide. Homeowners' files are constantly changed with current bank information. The Receiver is responsible for mailing of property tax bills.

Prospective New Homeowners or Business Owners
The Tax Office can confirm the school district, prior taxes paid, etc. The actual tax rates are not available until a week or two before the bills are printed. We are here to assist you. Please call with any questions.