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School Tax Payments

Starting August 1, 2011, you will be able to Print/View a copy of your School Tax Bill/Receipt by clicking on the link below.   A new window will open.  Please enter your information in the Search Screen for the School Tax Bill to be viewed or printed. For best printing, please use either Google Chrome or Firefox as your web browser.

Print or View a copy of your School Tax Bill/ Receipt

Making Your Payment

We have provided you with two options for paying your taxes.  You can pay in person or mail your payment to our PO Box.

In Person Payments

You can pay in person at any of the three local Key Bank Branches.

When paying in person, please bring your entire tax bill.  Key bank branches cannot print your tax bill.

Key Bank Locations
Key Bank Eastern Parkway Branch
1610 Eastern Pkwy.
Schenectady, NY  12309

Key Bank Bellevue Branch
1708 Broadway
Schenectady, NY  12306

Key Bank Schenectady Branch
315 State St.
Schenectady, NY  12305

Bank Hours
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Dates available to pay at the Key Bank Branches
August 1 - August 31, 2011

September 19 - October 31, 2011

December 19, 2011 - January 31, 2012

March 19 - April 30, 2012

U.S. Mail

Tax Processing Unit
Schenectady City School District
PO Box 13150
Albany, NY  12212-3150

U.S. Postmark determines date of payment.

Make checks payable to:  Schenectady City School District


If you have questions regarding your taxes, please contact the tax collector at 518-881-3988.

If you have questions regarding your property assessment, exemptions or name/address changes, please contact your assessor.

City of Schenectady 518-382-5075

Rotterdam 518-355-7363

Payments are due penalty free quarterly as follows:

First installment (August 1 - 31)
is due penalty-free by August 31, 2011.

Second installment (October 1 - 31)
is due penalty-free by
October 31, 2011

Third installment  (January 1 - 31)
is due penalty-free by January 31, 2012

Fourth installment (April 1 - 30)
 is due penalty-free by
April 30, 2012

The school district will not accept payments at the bank or PO Box after April 30, 2012.  For amount due and additional penalties, please contact the Bureau of Receipts at 518-382-5016 for Schenectady residents or the County of Schenectady for Rotterdam residents at 518-388-4262 after May 20, 2012.

Please Note:
Payments will not be accepted at Schenectady City Hall or the Schenectady City School District Office.