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Town Clerk / Tax Receiver /  Property Tax Information

Online Tax Payments

Visit http://egov.basny.com/amherst/default.aspx to access our service provider’s secure web page that will process your tax payment and provide you with a receipt.  There is a service fee collected by the provider.  The Town of Amherst does not receive any part of this fee.


Payment Method and Fees*

  • Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit cards: 2.45%
  • MasterCard and Discover debit cards: 2.45%
  • Visa consumer debit cards: $3.95
  • ACH Electronic Check: $1.75

*Town of Amherst does not receive any part of this fee.


Payment Due Dates

  • School taxes are always due on or before October 15.
  • Town and County taxes are always due on or before February 15.

Payment Options

  • Mail your check or money order to the Town Clerk’s office.
  • Pay in person with check, cash or money order at Town Hall.
  • Pay at a M&T Branch (check your tax bill for specific branches).

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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Website Contact

The Town of Amherst takes great pride in providing useful, timely and accurate information through its official website. We encourage public participation in our website and ask that you provide your feedback to help us make our site even better. Contact the website administrator at toawebsite@amherst.ny.us.

Get in Touch

  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
  • Email:
    toainfo@amherst.ny.us
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221