City Comptroller News

City to Collect Watertown City School Taxes


Watertown City School tax bills in the City will be mailed out Thursday September 30th and there are a number of very important changes.

  1. The City of Watertown has entered into an agreement with the Watertown City School District to collect school taxes on its behalf for all properties within the City of Watertown.
  2. You will now be able to pay your school taxes online using the City of Watertown’s “Online Bill Payment” system at https://www.watertown-ny.gov/OnlineBillPay.
  3. In person payment will no longer be accepted at local banks. 
  4. Checks should be made payable to the “City Comptroller”.
  5. If you are mailing your payment, it should be addressed to:
    Watertown City Comptroller
    245 Washington St Suite 203
    Watertown NY 13601
  6. The secured drop box located at City Hall next to the Sterling St entrance St will be available for in-person drop off. Due to Covid restrictions, the City’s offices are open by appointment only.
  7.  Please call ahead (315) 785-7754 if you need to make an in-person appointment.

General Information
City Comptroller
James Mills
Phone Numbers
(315) 785-7754
Fax: (315) 785-7826
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
245 Washington St. Suite 203
Watertown,
NY
13601

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm