FAQ: Miscellaneous

Why does Steuben County do a title search on my property?

If your property has unpaid taxes and is on the List of Delinquent Taxes, a title search is prepared for the notification process that takes place during the final 90 days of foreclosure.


What is the Steuben County Sales Tax Rate?

8% (4% New York State, 4% Steuben County).

Additional sales tax information can be found at the numbers /addresses listed below:

For general New York State tax information:
1-800-972-1233
http://www.tax.ny.gov/

For sales tax information from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance:
1-800-698-2909
http://www.tax.ny.gov/bus/st/stidx.htm

For sale tax publications:
1-800-462-8100
http://www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls/publications/sales_pubs.htm

Where do I get a Certificate of Residence and why do I need it?

You can obtain a Certificate of Residence at the Steuben County Finance Office or download one from the web site.
The certificate is completed to receive the resident tuition rate at community colleges only.
Instructions are available by clicking here.

 
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