School Taxes

Please pay taxes online or through the mail for the month of April.

The lobby is closed at all Pioneer Bank branches.  The night drop box is available for both branches.  The Rotterdam branch offers drive-thru service.   

We encourage taxpayers to  make payments by mail or online, at this time.

Paying School Taxes

Look up your tax bill online

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 - (April 2020) - payments are currently being accepted through night drop or drive-thru only.  Bank lobby is closed until further notice.

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

Pioneer Bank lobby is closed until further notice.  You can leave payment in the night box in the Schenectady or Rotterdam branch.  Please put  your check and tax bill in a sealed envelope and place in the drop in the box. 

The Rotterdam branch offers drive-thru service.  

Questions or Comments?Let's Talk Logo

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.
Click Here for Let's Talk

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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