Deanna Varricchio was appointed to the position of Receiver of Taxes on January 1, 2002. Since her election in November 2003 she has remained serving as Smithtown's Receiver of Taxes.
As Receiver of Taxes, Deanna supervises a staff of 8 full and part time employees, manages a department budget of over $447,000 and is responsible for Smithtown's tax warrant of over $532,000,000.
Since her election, she has implemented a secure tax payment drop box at the front door of Town Hall for taxpayers' convenience. This lock box is accessible 24/7 during the two-peak tax periods each year. Credit card payments and e-checks can now be made via telephone or the internet. There is a fee for this service.