Tax Department

Tax Key Dates
General Taxes

The following details the General Tax collection periods.

Period Covered

January 1st - December 31st

Due date

January 31st

Collection
Period

Payments made from January 1 – January 31 are accepted without penalty.

Payments made from February 1 – February 28 require a 1% penalty.

Payments made from March 1 – March 31 require a 2% penalty.

Keep in mind:

General Tax collection ends as of close of business March 31.

Homeowners responsible for paying their tax bills (not escrowed) should receive a General Tax bill during the first week of January. Please call the Tax Office if you have not received a bill.


School Taxes

The following details the School Tax collection periods.

Period Covered

July 1st - June 30th

Due date

September 30th

Collection
Period

Payments made from September 1st – September 30th are accepted without penalty.

Payments made from October 1st – October 31st require a 4% penalty.

Keep in mind:

School Tax collection ends as of close of business October 31.

Homeowners responsible for paying their tax bills (not escrowed) should receive a School Tax bill during the first week of September. Please call the Tax Office if you have not received a bill.


Water Bills

The following details the Water Bills collection periods.

First Billing:

Section

Billing Date

Due Date

Penalty

North February 15 March 18 5% after Due Date
Central March 15 April 15 5% after Due Date
South April 15 May 15 5% after Due Date
Second Billing:

Section

Billing Date

Due Date

Penalty

North August 15 September 16 5% after Due Date
Central September 16 October 16 5% after Due Date
South October 15 November 14 5% after Due Date
Keep in mind:

No water payments accepted after close of business on November 30th. After November 30th all unpaid water bills will be added to the upcoming General tax bill for that property.

Questions regarding the administration fee on the water bill should be directed to Latham Water District.

Contact

(518) 447-7082 (Albany County Dept. of Finance - Delinquent Taxes)
Memorial Town Hall
First floor
534 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110