School Tax Information
School Tax Bills
All tax bills are mailed on September 1st of each year. The District collects through September without penalty, and continues to collect through the end of October with a 2% penalty. Any payments not received by the end of October are sent to the County for collection during the month of November with an additional 7% penalty. If the school tax and penalties are not paid to the county the bill and penalties are added to the taxpayers January property tax bill.
The District is not authorized to collect any payments after the end of October, and is additionally not authorized to waive any penalties.
In the future, if you do not receive your tax bill by September 15th, please call 518 233-6850 ext. 33408 for our tax office and request a new bill be mailed to you. The District is not in a position to be aware if a tax bill is not received by the taxpayer, therefore it is the responsibility of the taxpayer to request a new bill if one is not received.
Click Here to View the School Tax Bill Lookup
For Questions about STAR, please call:Register for STAR, STAR Property Tax Relief: 518-457-2036Property Taxes and Assessments, Transfer Report/Sales Reporting: 518-591-5232Property Tax Freeze Credit: 518-453-8146
LANSINGBURGH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
You can now access tax bills online for the current year, and the three previous school years by going to the “ School Tax Bill Lookup”Please remember that the school acts as the “collector” of the taxes. If you have a discrepancy on your bill that has to do with your assessment of property or exemptions, please contact your assessor’s office through your town or city hall. For unpaid taxes after October 31st, please contact your collector.
Rensselaer County Collection Information: (518) 270-2754City of Troy Collection Information: (518) 279-7115
City of Troy Assessor: (518) 279-7127Town of Brunswick Collection Information and Assessor: (518) 279-3461Town of Pittstown Collection Information: (518) 753-4222
Town of Pittstown Assessor: (518) 753-7419Town of Schaghticoke Collection Information: (518) 664-7154
Town of Schaghticoke Assessor: (518) 753-6915 x103
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When are my school taxes due?A: School taxes are billed once per year. You will receive a bill in September. Payment is due September 1st to September 30th without penalty. Beginning October 1st until October 31st a 2% penalty is added.
Q: What should I do if I find an error or missing exemption on my tax bill?A: If the error relates to the property assessment or exemption amounts, please contact the City/Town assessor first.
City of Troy
(518) 279-7126 or (518) 279-7127
Town of Brunswick
(518) 279-3461 option 4
Town of Pittstown
Town of Schaghticoke
(518) 753-6915 x103Q:
What is the STAR exemption and how do I register?A: STAR is New York State’s School Tax Relief Program that provides a partial property tax exemption from school taxes to eligible homeowners. Most New Yorkers who own and live in their home are eligible for the STAR exemption on their primary residence.
To register online, go to the website address listed below, or call the STAR program directly at (518) 457-2036.
www.tax.ny.gov and click on “Property Owners”, then “The Star Program”.Q: I received a bill, however, I no longer own the property, what should I do?A: Forward the tax bill to the new owner or send it back to the district with the newowners name and address, if known.
PAYING SCHOOL TAXES
Due to heightened security concerns, no tax payments are accepted at the Business Office.During September & October - Click Here to Pay Taxes Online (additional 3.5% fee charged by Credit Card company)
Mail-In Payments (PREFERRED)
Checks should be made payable to
Lansingburgh Central School District.
Mail payment along with the bill stub to:
Tax Processing Unit
Lansingburgh Central School District
P.O. Box 12725
ALBANY, NY 12212-2725
PAYMENT BY MAIL IS PREFERRED
U.S .Postmark determines
date of payment.
You can now pay your School Taxes online using your Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit card, an additional fee is charged by the credit card company.
Go to the School District website at:
During September & October - Click Here to pay School Tax Online
In order to make your school tax payment in person, you must bring your entire bill with you. Drive up service is not available for school tax payments.
100 Mohawk Street, Cohoes
142 Saratoga Ave, Waterford
Mon – Wed 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00pm (Waterford Branch Only)
For all other inquiries, please contact the District Tax Office:
(518) 233-6850 x33408 between 9:00 am – 3:00 pm