Instructions for Paying School Taxes

All delinquent taxes have been turned over to municipalities. Anyone inquiring about the amount due on an unpaid tax must now contact the municipality in which the property is located.

Please use the information below to contact your municipality:

  • Washington County: (518) 746-2220
  • Rensselaer County: (518) 270-2755
  • Saratoga County: (518) 884-4724

Frequently Asked Questions regarding school taxes

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 (518) 373-6100, ext. 30010.

Q: When are my school taxes due?
A: School taxes are due, without penalty, by Sept. 30. From October 1-31, payments must include the 2 percent late penalty.

Q: What if I am not able to pay my bill before the October 31 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.


Mail in Payments:

Checks should be made payable to Carrie Urdang – School Tax Collector

Mail payment along with the bill stub to:

Tax Processing Unit
Stillwater CSD
PO Box 14855
Albany, NY 12212-2185

*U.S. postmark determines date of payment.

In-person Payments:

Ballston Spa National Bank OR the Stillwater CSD Middle School Office. In order to make your school tax payment in person, you must bring your entire bill with you.

Ballston Spa National Bank
428 Hudson Avenue
Stillwater, NY 12170

Bank Collecting Hours

  • Mon. – Thurs., 9 a.m – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*Please note, bank personnel do not have access to school tax records. The bank is only collecting payments from Sept. 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2019.

Stillwater CSD Middle School Office
Carrie Urdang – Tax Collector
1068 Hudson Avenue
Stillwater, NY 12170

Tax Collector Hours at Stillwater CSD

  • Sept. 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2019
    • Mon. – Fri., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (without penalty)
  • Oct. 1, 2019 – Oct. 31, 2018
    • Mon. – Fri., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (with penalty)

For school tax inquiries, please call (518) 373-6100, ext. 30010.