School Tax Information

  • The school tax collector will be on duty to answer questions during the following months:

    • September 1-30
    • October 1-30

    If you have any questions regarding school tax payments, please call the tax collector at 315-668-4220 x70235 or email

    After October 30, unpaid taxes will be returned to the County Treasurer.

    Tax bill information is also available online. 


    Q:When will I get my school tax bill?
    A:Bills will be mailed out during the last week of August. If you don’t receive your bill by September 10, you may contact the school tax collector at 315-668-4220 x70235.

    Q:When are my school taxes due?
    A:School taxes are due, without penalty, by October 1. From October 2-30, payments must include the 2 percent late penalty.

    Q:How can I pay my school taxes?
    A:Follow directions on bill.
    (US Postmark determines date of payment.)

    Q:Where can I pay my school taxes, if I want to pay them in person?
    A:You can pay your bill in person at Pathfinder Bank.
    *You must bring your bill with you to the bank in order to pay your bill there.

    Q:What if I am not able to pay my bill before the October 30 deadline?
    A:Any bills that are not paid by October 31 will be turned over to the County Treasurer for collection. At that point, additional penalties will be imposed.


    Extending through 2019, a new property tax relief credit will provide direct relief to qualifying New York State homeowners.

    For each year you are eligible for the property tax relief credit, you will automatically receive a check.  To qualify, you must:

    • live in a school district that is complying with the New York State property tax cap
    • receive either the Basic or Enhanced STAR property tax relief, and
    • have an income of $275,000 or less.

    This year each upstate eligible taxpayer will receive an average of $185.

    For more information on STAR property tax relief, visit the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance.