How To Pay Tax Bills

IMPORTANT: ALL PAYMENTS WILL BE PROCESSED AND DEPOSITED IMMEDIATELY. PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE SUFFICIENT FUNDS AVAILABLE TO AVOID ANY PENALTIES.
 
MAKE ONLINE PAYMENTS, VIEW AND/OR PRINT TAX BILLS
 
City of Albany Online Payment Portal
 
  • Credit card payments are only accepted online, fees apply ($.25 cent fee, plus 1.95% of the total payment); OR
  • Make a payment directly from your checking account for a $.50 cent fee.
Online payments may not be reflected for up to five business days.
 
OTHER PAYMENT INFORMATION
 
Make all checks or money orders payable to:  City of Albany
 
Mailing Address:
City Treasurer
City of Albany
PO Box 1878
Albany, NY 12201
 
Please include bill number, signature and date
Include interest and penalties if paying after January 31st
Check box on receiver's stub and return entire bill to receive a receipt
Payment date is based on US Postmark (not postage meter mark)
 
PENALTIES
 
There is a $34.00 return check fee for all checks
Returned checks will void property tax payment
No partial payments accepted
 
PAY IN PERSON
 
City Treasurer’s Office
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 110
Albany NY
 
Offiice Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (1/26, 1/30, 1/31 to 6:00 pm)
 
SENIOR CITIZEN EXEMPTIONS
 
Senior Citizen Exemption Only:  
First Installment payable on or before February 1st
Second Installment payable on or before July 31st (includes 9% interest)
 
OTHER EXEMPTIONS
 
Contact the City Assessor's Office at (518) 434-5155 for information on exemptions.