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The East Greenbush Central School District’s school tax bills will be mailed to District residents on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. The tax collection period is September 15, 2020 to October 15, 2020, without payment of a penalty.

School tax bill calculations are based on property assessed value, equalization rate, and the town’s share of the overall tax levy. It should be noted that the town assessors have responsibility for the assessed values; the NYS Tax Department’s State Board of Real Property Tax Services has responsibility for equalization rates. In some cases, changes in equalization rates may impact how much individual towns share proportionately in the school tax levy.

This year, the combined district-wide tax levy increased, for all towns, by 1.50%. This is the same as the District’s projection in the 2020-21 budget. The actual tax rate for specific towns varies due to State determined equalization rates and overall assessed valuation.

The 2020 school tax rates, per $1,000 of assessed value, are listed below:

2020 Tax Rates Per $1,000 of Assessed Value

TownHomestead

Tax Rate

Homestead

Tax Rate Change

Non-Homestead Tax RateNon-Homestead

Tax Rate

Change

East Greenbush$17.27+0.06%$23.66+0.19%
Schodack$18.70-0.10%$25.53-0.41%
Nassau$22.92-1.06%$30.66-1.13%
North Greenbush$79.24+2.05%$108.07+1.87%
Sand Lake$19.31+0.03%$25.08+0.19%
Chatham$25.75+1.41%$31.52+1.39%

How to Pay Your Taxes

  • Residents of the Towns of East Greenbush, North Greenbush, Nassau, Sand Lake, and Chatham should mail payments to: Tax Collector, East Greenbush Central School District, P.O. Box 588 Albany, New York 12201-0588. No in-person payments will be allowed this year.
  • Town of Schodack residents should mail payments to: Shawn Masters, Receiver of Taxes, P.O. Box 436, East Schodack, NY 12063.

Taxpayer questions regarding town equalization rates and individual property assessments should be addressed directly to your town assessor. The town assessor’s offices, within the East Greenbush Central School District, may be reached at:

  • Chatham: 518-392-2550
  • East Greenbush: 518-477-9710
  • Nassau: 518-766-2343
  • North Greenbush: 518-283-6175
  • Sand Lake: 518-674-2026 x24
  • Schodack: 518-477-7932

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