Don Clavin Leads the Way, Introduces Cutting Edge Services for Town Taxpayers
A model for municipal tax offices across the state of New York, Hempstead Town’s tax office, under the leadership of Receiver Don Clavin, is on the cutting edge when it comes to providing services to taxpayers.
As recent as December of 2018, Don unveiled his office’s new “AutoPay” feature. The first of its kind among 13 towns and two cities on Long Island, AutoPay allows taxpayers to basically “set it and forget it.” Yes, by setting up an online account in minutes, taxpayers can have their school and general tax bills automatically paid through their stored payment method. With AutoPay, taxpayers never have to visit the tax office or mail in their payments again.
Don recently became the first Receiver in the State of New York to offer e-Bills. He recently introduced the new environmentally friendly e-Billing program that delivers paperless property tax bills to residents through their home computers, tablets or mobile devices. The “paperless” e-Billing system also offers taxpayers the convenient option of paying online with a few simple steps.
What’s more, during collection periods, Don Clavin offers an array of convenient payment options. In addition to extended hours, along with mobile and satellite collection offices and online payments, Don offers taxpayers an “E-Z Pay” Drive-Thru that allows them to pay their taxes without leaving their cars.
“The time has come for government officials to run their municipal operations like a successful business,” Clavin said. “By introducing state-of-the-art services like e-Billing and AutoPay, we’re at the cutting edge of municipal tax services. Paying taxes is not fun, but I vow to make the process as convenient and easy as possible for taxpayers.”