To view your School Tax bill for this year or previous years click here

Payments can be made by one of the following options:
1. In person at the Greene County Savings Bank in Germantown. Please bring your entire bill with you. Bank personnel does not have access to school tax records.
2. By mailing the payment section of your tax bill along with a check to:

Germantown Central School
Tax Processing Unit
PO Box 16186
Albany, N.Y 12212-6186
Tax Collection

3. Checks-By-Web (ECheck) – Paying with an e-check there will be a site fee of $4.95 for e-checks up to $2,499.99. E-checks over $2,500.00 the site fee will be calculated at 0.50% of the check amount plus $4.95. Checks-By-Web will only be available from September 1st through October 18, 2021. You must use this service through the district’s web page. Generic Payments with Email
4. EVO Payments – gives you the option to pay with a credit card. You will be charged 3.5% for this service, as well as, a one time transaction fee of 0.50. Credit card payments are accepted for the months of September and October. You must use this service through the district’s web page. Generic Payments


PENALTIES AND FEES Schedule (US Postmark determines date of payment)

Taxes paid between September 1, 2021 – October 1, 2021 NO Penalty

Taxes paid between October 2, 2021 – October 31, 2021 2% Penalty

School collection ends 10/31/2021, all unpaid taxes are turned over to Columbia County.


If you have any questions regarding your 2021-2022 school tax bill, please contact Diane Palazzo at 518-537-6281 ext. 2324 or


If you have any questions regarding your property assessment, exemptions or name/address changes, please contact your town assessor as follows:


Ancram – Rene DeLeeuw 518-329-6512 ext. 4

Clermont – Cheryl Kaszluga 518-537-6928

Gallatin – Rene DeLeeuw 518-398-1566

Germantown – Ralph DelPozzo 518-537-6687

Livingston – Justin Maxwell 518-851-9441

Taghkanic – J. Craig Surprise 518-851-7501


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