Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: I never recevied my GVCS tax bill what do I do?

    A: Contact Genesee Valley's tax collector for a copy. See Overview page for Contact information.

     Q: If I never recevied my tax bill am I responsible for the late fees?

    A: Yes,It is the property owners resposiblity to make sure they obtain their tax bill. 

    Q: I need to make an address change; how do I do that?

    A: Please contact the assessor in the correct town for that specfic property. See resources and information tab for contant information.

    Q: What forms of payment is accepted?

    A: Check/Debit/Credit/Money orders/and Cash are all acceptable forms of payment. Cash payments must be done at Community Bank in Belmont NY. 

    Q: Where can I send my school tax bill payment(s)?

    A: Check/Money orders can be mailed to Genesee Valley, Credit cards can be processed online and cash/check/money orders can be taken at Community Bank, Belmont NY. 

    Q: Do you accept post marks?

    A: Yes we honor post marks.

    Q: Is there a fee for paying late?

    A: Yes you will see on your bill there is an September amount and an October Amount the October amount reflects a late fee. 

    Q: Can I pay my takes online?

    A: Absolutely, just click this link:

    Q: I dont have any kids that go to Genenesee Valley School, do I still have to pay the school taxes?

    A: School tax bills are sent to anyone who owns property in the Genesee Valley Central School district. Taxes are based of property location, not if you have a student attending the school. 

    Q: I need a copy of my tax bill or receipt where can I obtain a copy?

    A: Call/Email the GVCS tax collector during school hours for a copy. You can also obtaining a copy from the Allegany County Treasurer's office.

    Q: When are taxes due?

    A: Tax payment deadlines are indicated on the bottom left side of your tax bill. However they are are due without penalty on/near September 30th and with penalty on/near October 31st. 

    Q: What are the school tax collectors hours?

    A: The tax collector works normal school hours, and will be available to assist you from 7:30 to 3:30 Monday - Friday with the exception of holidays. If you need to make a payment please do so at Steuben Trust Bank in Belmont NY during their lobby hours Listed below. 

    Steuben Trust Bank Lobby Hours:
    • Monday–Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.