The Village of Depew no longer is an assessing unit. We now utilize the Town of Cheektowaga and the Town of Lancaster assessment information for the Depew Village Tax. If you have a question with regard to your assessment or an exemption please contact the Town of Cheektowaga Assessor's Office at 716-686-3440 or the Town of Lancaster Assessor's Office at 716-683-1311.
Town of Cheektowaga Tax Rate 2023-2024
The 23-24 tax rate for the Town of Cheektowaga is $8.953147 per thousand assessed for the General Fund Tax and $37.90 per unit plus $8.953147 per thousand assessed for the sewer operation and maintenance.
Town of Lancaster Tax Rate 2023-2024
The 23-24 tax rate for the Town of Lancaster is $10.290973 per thousand assessed for the General Fund Tax and $37.90 per unit plus $10.290973 per thousand assessed or the sewer operation and maintenance.
Last day to pay without penalty is July 3, 2023.
You can pay Taxes/Fees with a Credit Card Online – You cannot use the online to pay any court fees! Please be advised that Credit Card fees apply. Credit Card payments are subject to posting dates, consider this when paying your taxes so not to incur a penalty.
Payments for taxes made after October 31, 2023, will be returned. Last day to pay Village taxes is October 31, 2023.
Can I make a partial payment on my taxes?
Effective May 24, 2011 the Village of Depew will accept any payment amount for the Village taxes. Any amount remaining unpaid after July 1st will be subject to the penalties below.
If I don't receive a tax bill, am I still responsible to pay the taxes and penalties?
Yes! Per Erie County tax law 922.3: The failure to mail any such statement, or the failure of the addressee to receive the same, shall not in any way affect the validity of the taxes or interest prescribed by law with respect thereto.
Penalties for Late Tax Payments
For 2022 to 2023 Collection period:
- July 4 – July 31 : 7.5%
- August 1 – Aug 31: 9%
- September 1 – October 2: 10.5%
- October 3 – Oct 31: 12%
- November 1 – all unpaid taxes are re-levied to the County for collection
Tax Collection Information
Village of Depew taxes are due each year no later than the first day of July. Deliver payments to:
Village Treasurer’s Office
85 Manitou Street
Depew NY 14043
To obtain a village tax certificate through the mail, send the $10 fee made payable to "Village of Depew" along with a SASE with address requested to "Village of Depew, 85 Manitou St, Depew, NY 14043". Tax receipts are free. Tax Certificates will not be released until the Certificate of Compliance is completed.