2018 Town and County Tax Bills
*UPDATED 1/4/18 1:30pm*
2018 TOWN AND COUNTY TAX BILLS HAVE BEEN MAILED
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID YOUR 2018 TOWN AND COUNTY TAX BILL DURING THE EARLY COLLECTION PERIOD, PLEASE DISREGARD THIS SECOND BILL
IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR TAX BILL, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT THE TAX OFFICE AT 688-1200 OPTION 6 AND WE WILL BE HAPPY TO PRINT YOU ONE
PRINTABLE COPIES OF YOUR TAX BILL/RECEIPT HISTORY (IF PAYABLE TO TOWN OF GLENVILLE TAX RECEIVER) ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT: egov.basny.com/glenville
ABOUT YOUR TAXES:
Taxes are collected twice a year in the Town of Glenville. The county & town tax is mailed out the first week in January, and the school tax is sent the first week in September.
ELECTRONIC PAYMENT OPTIONS:
Payment may also be made by debit or credit card through Value Payment Systems and Business Automation Services, Inc. online at egov.basny.com/glenville.
Please note: There is a fee for this service. With a VISA® debit card there is a convenience fee of only $3.95. Taxpayers can also pay with a MasterCard®, Visa®, or Discover® credit card for a low 2.45% convenience fee.
TRADITIONAL METHODS OF PAYMENT:
Bills may be paid in person at our office at 18 Glenridge Rd., or may be mailed. If you require a receipt, be sure to bring or mail the entire bill with payment. Please make checks payable to RECEIVER OF TAXES. If you are mailing your payment, it must be postmarked by the due date.
If you are a resident of the Village of Scotia, there is an additional village tax bill due in June payable at Village Hall, 4 N. Ten Broeck St., Scotia – (518) 374-1071.
COUNTY & TOWN PROPERTY TAXES:
January – no penalty March – 2.5% penalty
February – 1.25% penalty April – 3.75% penalty
On May 1, unpaid taxes are sent to Schenectady County for collection. The county & town taxes cover the fiscal year of January 1 through December 31.
September – no penalty
October – 2% penalty
The school tax collection ends October 31. If taxes are unpaid at that time, they go to Schenectady County for collection until the second Tuesday in December, when they will be placed on your January tax bill with additional penalties. The school tax bill covers a fiscal year that runs July 1 through June 30.
YOUR GLENVILLE SCHOOL BILL IS NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE. IF YOUR SCHOOL TAX BILL IS PAYABLE TO TOWN OF GLENVILLE TAX RECEIVER, A PRINTABLE COPY CAN BE OBTAINED AT http://egov.basny.com/glenville.
WATER RENTS – TOWN OF GLENVILLE WATER
June – no penalty July – 5% penalty
Collection ends July 31. If bill is unpaid at that time, it will be placed upon the January tax bill with additional penalties. Water rents are based on meter readings. Postcards are mailed out in March for homeowners to read their meter and mail back to the Water Department.
ABOUT THE 2016 COUNTY & TOWN TAX BILL
What do the line items mean on my annual county & town property tax bill?
“COUNTY” is exclusively the County property taxes collected based on County operations and state and federal mandates as determined by the County Legislature.
“COUNTY-ELECTIONS” is exclusively the tax levy charged by the County for administering federal, state and local elections as determined by the County Legislature.
“TOWN GENERAL” is a town wide fund that includes assessment of all parcels of the Town inside and outside of the Village. Examples of services that are funded from the General fund include Public Safety Dispatch, Animal Control, Senior Center, Town Board, Comptroller, Receiver of Taxes, Parks, Assessor, etc. These are services that are provided to taxpayers of the town who reside inside and outside of the Village.
“TOWN OUTSIDE” is a fund that includes assessment of parcels of the Town outside of the Village. Examples of services that are funded from the Town Outside fund include the Town Police Department, Town Building Inspector, Town Planner, etc. These are services that are provided to taxpayers of the town who reside outside of the Village.
“HIGHWAY” is a fund that includes assessment of parcels of the Town outside of the Village. These are typical town services like snow removal and road repair that are provided to taxpayers who reside outside of the Village.
“FIRE DISTRICTS AND SPECIAL DISTRICTS” The remainder of the property tax bill depends upon where you reside and what services you receive. Fire Districts include tax levies for fire protection for the district in which you reside. The Fire Commissioners of each Fire District determine tax levies for the district. “Special District” tax levies include water, sewer, drainage, neighborhood parks, lighting, etc. The levy for these districts is determined by the costs to maintain and operate each service.
Can I get printable copies of my tax bill from the town website?
Yes. Printable copies of your tax bill/receipt history (IF PAYABLE TO TOWN OF GLENVILLE TAX RECEIVER) are now available at: egov.basny.com/glenville. Taxes are collected twice a year by the Town of Glenville. The county & town tax bill is mailed out the first week in January and the school tax bill is mailed the first week in September. The town also mails bills for special district water and sewer usage in June of each year. In addition, the Village of Scotia mails property tax bills to village property owners in June and also mails special district water and sewer bills in the spring and fall of each year.
For more information on your property tax bill, please visit the Town Municipal Center at 18 Glenridge Road, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or call (518) 688-1200, ext. 404. More information is also available at http://www.townofglenville.org