School Taxes

Paying School Taxes

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Paying Your 2019-2020 Tax Bill

Option 1 Pay Your Bill in One Payment
If you are paying your entire bill in one payment, the total is due by August 31, 2019.
 Option 2 Pay Your Bill in Four Installments
  • Installment #1 Due:  August 31, 2019
  • Installment #2 Due:  October 31, 2019
  • Installment #3 Due:  January 31, 2020
  • Installment #4 Due:  April 30, 2020

Payments made after installment due date are subject to additional interest.
Installments can be prepaid.

Please make your check payable to:  
Schenectady City School District

We offer three ways to pay your tax bill.   

  • Mail Your Payment
  • Pay Online
  • Make In-Person Payment at the Bank

Mail-In Payment

Mail payment with the appropriate installment stub before the due date to:

Schenectady City School District 
Tax Processing Unit
P.O. Box 13150
Albany, NY  12212-3150

U.S. Postmark will be recorded as date of payment.

Online Payment Options

We offer two online payment options.  Fees are charged by third party processor.  Pay online here.

eCheck:  Direct withdrawal from your bank account.  There is a $4.95 transaction fee.  Additionally, payments greater than $2,499 are charged an additional 0.5%.  Please allow five business days for the payment to appear on your account.

Credit/Debit Card:  There is a 3% fee for each line item, plus a $.50 fee.

Pay In-Person

Pay your tax bill in-person during the months of August, October, January and April, at Pioneer Bank branches located at 426 State Street (Mon. - Friday Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)  or 1828 Altamont Avenue (Mon. - Wed. Hours:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thurs.-Fri. Hours:  9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sat. Hours:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)  Please bring your bill with your payment.

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Please submit your tax questions and concerns through "Let's Talk," our customer service communication portal. We have a team dedicated to answering your questions. Once you hit "send," your submission will immediately be directed to the appropriate person for prompt handling.
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If you have questions regarding your property assessment, exemptions or name/address changes, please contact your assessor as follows:  City of Schenectady  518-382-5075   *   Town or Rotterdam  518-355-7363

2019-2020 Tax Bill payments will not be accepted after April 30, 2020.

Tax Collector
Ann Testa
Phone:  518-881-3988

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