Scott A. Bylewski, Esq., Director of Real Property Tax Services

Scott A. Bylewski, Esq.
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

 General Information pertaining to tax lien foreclosures via County In Rem proceedings:


The 2019 NYS Budget contains changes to the STAR program.




Due to the ongoing state of emergency from the COVID-19 virus, Erie County will be delaying the issuance of refund checks related to the 2020 community college chargeback calculation error. Checks will begin to be issued after the state of emergency has been lifted.


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