News & Announcements

Notice of Tax Sale For Unpaid City Taxes and Unpaid City School District Taxes

NOTE: Please be advised that credit card payments for 2015 Tax Liens cannot be accepted via this system after 4:30 pm on 12/11/2017.  Credit card payments of 2016 Tax Liens or 2017 Property Taxes including School Taxes, cannot be accepted via this system after 4:30 pm on 12/12/2017.    PLEASE
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City Adopts Formal Debt Management Policy: Tightens Policies & Procedures

Working with our financial advisors, Capital Markets Advisors, LLC., and finance consultants funded by a shared-services grant awarded to the City by Dutchess County in 2016, the Finance Department presented the Common Council with a new formal debt management policy which sets limitations on general fund borrowing, and identifies new
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Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2016 Released: Surplus to go to Deficit Reduction

The City ended 2016 with a surplus of $874,000, which will be applied to reduce the cumulative general fund deficit. In addition, the City was able to pay-down $400,000 towards a deficit of $1.2 Million in its separate Transit Fund, reducing that deficit to approximately $800,000. The consolidation of the
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Water & Sewer Payment System Sanitation Payment System Parking Ticket Payment System Property Tax Payment System

Note: When making a Water & Sewer or Sanitation payment, please have your account number and payment amount ready. This information can be found on your most recent bill. 

The Finance Department handles collection of:

  • Real Property Taxes
  • Parking Tickets
  • Water & Sewer Bill Payments
  • Sanitation Payments

For your convenience payments may be dropped in our Drop Box located in front of the Police Department

2018 Tax Rates

County $3.5389
City Homestead $13.2935
City Non-Homestead $17.7171
Library Homestead $1.7926
Library Non-Homestead $2.3793
Poughkeepsie City School District – Online Tax Information

2018 Water & Sewer Rates

Water: $4.30/unit
Sewer: $3.60/unit

10% Late Fee after Due Date

2018 Sanitation Fees

Due Date For Period Covering
3/15/2018 January 1 – March 30
5/15/2018 April 1 – June 30
8/15/2018 July 1 – September 30
10/15/2018 October 1 – December 30

Residential Collection Rates

Single Family Residence $84.00 / quarter
Two Family Residence $165.00 / quarter
Three Family Residence $240.00 / quarter
Mixed Use $150.00 / quarter

Commercial Collection Rates

4 Yard Dumpster $510 / quarter
6 Yard Dumpster $720 / quarter
8 Yard Dumpster $960 / quarter
Enhanced Star Exemption $25 / quarter

10% Late Fee after Due Date