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County, City and School Tax Bill Information

The Assessment Department produces three bills a year for all parcels located within the city.

Tax Sale is held annually approx June 25th by the City Comptroller for any unpaid taxes in the current fiscal year. Owners will have two years from tax sale date to redeem property before losing title.


County Taxes:

The bills are mailed by Jan 15 each year and payment is due by Feb 15th without penalty.

The period covered on the tax bill is Jan 1st through Dec 31st of the current year.

Payments are made payable to:

City Comptroller
245 Washington St Suite 203
Watertown NY 13601


City Taxes:

The bills are mailed by July 5th , and payment is due without penalty by August 5th

The period covered on the tax bill is July 1st through June 30th of the current fiscal year.

Payments can be made payable to:

City Comptroller
245 Washington St Suite 203
Watertown NY 13601


 

School Taxes:

School tax bills are mailed by October 4th , and payment is due by November 4th to the SCHOOL DISTRICT or any of the COMMERCIAL BANKS listed on the bill.

The period covered on the tax bill is July 1st through June 30th of the current fiscal year.

Payments are accepted at:

Watertown City School District
1351 Washington Street PO Box 586
Watertown NY 13601

 

DELINQUENT SCHOOL BILLS:

Any unpaid school tax as of first week of December is turned over to the City Comptroller's Office for collection.

Once this occurs, payments are made payable to:

City Comptroller
245 Washington St Suite 203
Watertown NY 13601