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Latest update: 3 Jan 13
Tax Receiver's Monthly Report Note 1
Date: January 2, 2013
The total tax warrant for the January 2013 Town and County taxes is $14,638,513.31 of which $6,392,701.92, is allocated to the Town of Schodack,compared to $6,415,539.83 for 2012, and $6,250,610.82 for 2011. Tax bills were received from Rensselaer County on Friday, December 28th. Bills were mailed to the taxpayers on Monday, December 31st.
The tax office will be open during January and February, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM and 2:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M., offering extended hours for the taxpayers' convenience on Thursday, January 31, 2013, from 7 AM to 6 PM. During, March, the office will be open Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 A.M to 4:30 PM. The final day of collection will be March 31, 2013.
Total tax funds collected for 2012 amounted to $30,640,724.62 compared to $29,788,553.04 for 2011. Water and sewer receipts for 2012 totaled $537,213.46 compared with $473,667.34 for 2011. Total funds collected in the Tax office for 2012 amounted to $31,177,938.08.
Note 1 Because of the tax calendar the months May through August only rarely produce reportable events.
General Information from the Receiver of Taxes updated as of 29 Feb 2012
People ask "What does the new NYS "tax levy increase cap" mean for my tax bill? How does it relate to my 'tax rate' and my actual tax bill?" The State Association of Government Finance Officers prepared an explanation.
Tax bills now show the date payment was received. Town and County tax bills since September 2005 can be reviewed at this site.
School Tax Payments:
This office has no role in collecting Averill Park and Ichabod Crane School District taxes. However, for your convenience, they do provide tax bill information at infotaxonline. You'll find both AP and IC in the list of districts.
You can also get school tax information by calling your school district:
East Greenbush Central Schools - 207-2542
Other information related to your taxes:
Town Hall Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays. Note that some departments operate additional hours as listed on their pages
Town Clerk: 477-7590
Trnsfr Stn: 477-8491
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