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FINANCE DEPARTMENT
Rick Snyder, Finance Director
125 East Court Street, 2nd Floor
Old Jail
Ithaca, New York 14850
(607) 274-5545
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Finance Department

(MARCH 18, 2020) Tompkins County is temporarily reducing its onsite workforce in compliance with an executive order issued by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. On March 16, Cuomo ordered local governments to pare down workforces as the COVID-19 situation evolves. This allows non-essential personnel to work from home or take leave. These measures will reduce, temporarily, the County’s onsite workforce by 60%.

 Tompkins County Finance Department:

The Finance Department, overseen by Finance Director Rick Snyder, has three divisions.


Treasury Division - Responsible for receipt and custody of all County funds; coordinates investments of County resources; administers the hotel room occupancy tax; maintains tax rolls and provides tax searches and copies of tax bills; responsible for enforcement of delinquent property taxes for Town, County and School taxes; issues certificates of residency for attendance at community colleges; custodian for court and trust funds. Phone: 607-274-5545.
Accounting Division - Maintains financial records of the County; audits and processes all payments; coordinates issuance of bonds to finance capital projects; prepares annual financial report. Phone: 607-274-5544.

Purchasing - Coordinates public bidding in accordance with state requirements. Phone: 607-274-5500.