Can a penalty be waived?

No, neither the Receiver of Taxes nor any other official have legal authority to waive statutory penalty charges. These are fixed by the Real Property Tax Law and Westchester County Tax Law.

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1. What causes my tax bill to change?
2. What if the due date for my taxes falls on a weekend or a holiday?
3. I didn’t receive a tax bill or received it late, do I still have to pay the penalty?
4. Can a penalty be waived?
5. Do you accept postmarked envelopes on the last day of a penalty free tax period as my payment will arrive in the tax office after its due date?
6. I no longer have an escrow account or I have satisfied my mortgage. How can I receive my tax bills moving forward?