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Schenectady County, New York - Assessor's Office

The Schenectady County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Schenectady County, New York. You can contact the Schenectady County Assessor for:

  • Reporting upgrades or improvements
  • Checking the Schenectady County property tax due date
  • Information on your property's tax assessment
  • Paying your property tax
  • Appealing your property tax appraisal
  • Your property tax bill

620 State StThe Schenectady County Assessor's Office is located in Schenectady, New York. Schenectady is the county seat of Schenectady County, where most local government offices are located. The assessor's office is located in the same building as the Schenectady County Courthouse, at 620 State Street, 3rd Floor.

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Schenectady County Assessor's Office Services

There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Schenectady County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Schenectady County Tax Appraiser.

  1. The Schenectady County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Schenectady County.
  2. The Schenectady County Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
  3. The Schenectady County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Schenectady County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.

When contacting Schenectady County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Schenectady County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 518-388-4246. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!

Please call the assessor's office in Schenectady before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Schenectady County Courthouse at 518-388-4220.

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The median property tax in Schenectady County, New York is $3,857.00

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