Real Property Tax Service Agency
The Schenectady County Department of Finance has taken a number of steps to ensure the health and safety of County residents and employees. Effective March 19, 2020, the services provided by the Department of Finance for the public will be provided through alternative means. Walk-ins and appointments are currently not being scheduled or accepted. All questions or requests for information should be made by contacting 518-388-4260.
Delinquent tax payments - Individuals seeking to pay delinquent taxes should call the Department of Finance for an updated outstanding balance prior to making payment. Payments can be made by personal or certified check. Do not send cash. Payments can be mailed to the Schenectady County Department of Finance at the following address:
Schenectady County Department of Finance
620 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
Tax payments will be processed and applied against delinquent taxes based on the United States postmark date of the envelope associated with the payment. Property owners will be mailed a receipt of payment for their records.
Certificates of Residency – Issuance of Certificates of Residency are temporarily suspended given the current closure of the SUNY and CUNY systems.
Deeds – Questions regarding researching, stamping and recording of deeds can be addressed by calling the Real Property Tax Service Agency (RPTSA) at (518) 388-4246.
Tax Maps – Please contact the RPTSA at 518-388-4246 for tax map related questions or information.
The Schenectady County Real Property Tax Service Agency is an independent, statutory Agency that exists to provide services that assist local government officials in achieving and maintaining equitable assessment administration. We provide the resources that accomplish this function as well as the expertise to assist localities in accomplishing equitable assessment adminstration.
The goal of equitable assessment administration is to provide a sound, reliable, fair and easily understood foundation for the determination of the real property tax.
2019 FINAL Assessment Rolls Are Now Available
Schenectady County residents can now link to the local Assessor webpage in each of the Towns and City of Schenectady to view the 2019 Final Assessment Roll*.
Schenectady County Real Property Tax Service also provides ImageMate Online that includes property information and tax maps for the following municipalities; City of Schenectady, Town of Duanesburg, Town of Glenville, Town of Niskayuna, Town of Princetown, Town of Rotterdam, Village of Delanson, Village of Scotia. The Schenectady County Tax Maps are available for viewing in PDF format. The tax map PDFs cannot be printed.
For property tax information for property within the City of Schenectady, you must contact the City of Schenectady Finance office @ (518) 382-5016.
The Schenectady County Real Property Image Mate Online Information is generated from various sources and is a reflection of the best information submitted to the County.
The Schenectady County Real Property Tax Service Agency, the Municipal Assessor(s) and Tax Collector(s) are not responsible for setting the tax rates for the Municipalities or School District. The budget adopted by your local elected officials generates your tax rate.
*The information provided by ImageMate Online or by linking to your local assessor is a service provide by the Schenectady County Real Property Tax Service Agency. The Schenectady County Real Property Tax Service Agency does not warrant, express or imply, the accuracy, completeness or reliability of this information. It is the responsibility of the user to consult the Assessor or Tax Collector of the municipality with any question(s) specific to the property.
Paul G. Romano
County Office Building
620 State Street, 3rd Floor
Schenectady, NY 12305