Bills: Tax bills are mailed in July to the April 1 owner of record. Duedate: Taxes are due the first Thursday in November. Partial payments are accepted any time before the November due date; there is no discount for early payments. Payment method: Payments by check and cash are accepted at the office, by mail, or in the drop-box. Checks are payable to the Town of Ripton. Checks postmarked by the due date are considered timely. We are not set up to take credit cards. Late payments: Tax payments received or postmarked after the November due date are charged an 8% penalty plus 1% interest per month or any fraction thereof. Taxes unpaid after the November due date are delinquent and are turned over to the collector of delinquent taxes.