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City to Permit Partial Payments on Real Estate Taxes; Amendment Moves to Common Council for Approval

City leaders have announced an initiative to amend the City’s Tax Code to permit partial payments on real estate taxes. Councilmembers Natasha Cherry (D-6th Ward) and Yvonne Flowers (I-5th Ward), both members of the City’s Finance Committee and sponsors of the legislation, worked with Republican Mayor Rob Rolison and his
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City of Poughkeepsie Names New Finance Commissioner to Succeed Brady

City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison announced today that Brian Martinez has been selected to succeed William Brady as the City’s Commissioner of Finance. Brady is retiring at the end of January. Brady served in Mayor Rolison’s administration since 2016, the majority of that time as Finance Commissioner. After Rob
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Notice of Tax Sale for Unpaid City Taxes and Unpaid City School District Taxes

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, in accordance with the provisions of Section 14.21 of the administrative code of the City of Poughkeepsie and Section 3533 of the Education Law, the undersigned Commissioner of Finance, acting as City Treasurer of the City of Poughkeepsie, publishes the following list and statement of parcels
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The Finance Department handles collection of:

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

2020 Tax Rates

County $3.2646
City Homestead $13.2340
City Non-Homestead $17.1676
Library Homestead $1.7836
Library Non-Homestead $2.3317
Poughkeepsie City School District – Online Tax Information

2020 Water & Sewer Rates

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

10% Late Fee after Due Date

Minimum Water & Sewer Rents – Effective April 2018 Billing

2020 Sanitation Fees

Due Date For Period Covering
3/15/2020 January 1 – March 30
5/15/2020 April 1 – June 30
8/15/2020 July 1 – September 30
10/15/2020 October 1 – December 30

Residential Collection Rates

Single Family Residence $96.00 / quarter
Two Family Residence $190.00 / quarter
Three Family Residence $300.00 / quarter
Mixed Use $187.50 / quarter

Commercial Collection Rates

4 Yard Dumpster $537.50 / quarter
6 Yard Dumpster $745 / quarter
8 Yard Dumpster $987.50 / quarter
   
Exemptions  
Enhanced Star Exemption $25 / quarter

10% Late Fee after Due Date