Joe Maciejewski

Joseph L. Maciejewski, CCD, Director of Real Property Tax Services

The Department of Real Property Tax Services prepares and administers the collection of current county taxes in the City of Buffalo and the foreclosure/enforcement of countywide delinquent tax liens. It also maintains up to date real property tax maps and assessment data and to maximize the collection of real property tax dollars.

What's Happening in Real Property Tax Services



Proposal to amend real property tax law would provide extension on property tax payment obligations for workers, families, contractors affected by extended Trump shutdown


New for 2019: Senior Citizens Must Enroll in Income Verification Program for Property Tax Break

STAR Property Tax Relief Program

There have been some changes in how certain homeowners will apply for STAR, and in how they receive...

This page will be updated as information becomes available regarding the next tax foreclosure sale.


The 2019 Erie County Foreclosure Sale will take place on September 25, 2019 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.  More information and list of properties to come.


General Information pertaining to tax lien...



Director of Real Property Tax Services Joe Maciejewski is a member of the Land Banks Board of Directors and serves as its Treasurer.

The seminar on How to Purchase Tax Foreclosed Property will be back this summer. Join Erie County Real Property along with Attorneys from Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP and an Investor to follow the process from beginning to the auction.  Stay tuned for date, time and place.   




The Director of Real Property Tax has begun to mail 2019 County Tax Bills for Tax Payers located in the City of Buffalo only. The Town Clerk/Treasurers in the 25 Town and Cities of Lackawanna and Tonawanda will mail directly from their offices.  


Cashier Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am–3:00pm


To change tax bill mailing address:

Contact your local assessor


To obtain tax amounts: Click here!

Tax Information


Tax Line: (716) 858-8333
Fax: (716) 858-7744

Erie County Real Property Tax Services
Edward A Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street - Room 100
Buffalo, New York 14202