January 2016 -
Town, County and Special District tax bills are mailed by the various towns to property owners in Dutchess County or their escrow holders. The County does not collect or enforce taxes within the City of Beacon or the City of Poughkeepsie. Hyde Park Fire tax bills sent and due without penalty.
February 29th -
Pay Town and County property tax bills at the town without penalty.
Last day to pay Hyde Park Fire taxes at the District office with penalty.
March 1st -
Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance continues the collection of Hyde Park Fire District taxes, with penalty plus interest. Taxpayers may call our office at (845) 486-2025, Option 1, for the exact amount due.
March 15th -
Last day to pay the second School installment payment to the Commissioner of Finance, if you elected the installment payment plan in the Dover, Rhinebeck, Carmel, Millbrook, Pawling, Pine Plains or Webutuck School Districts. Taxpayers may call our office at (845) 486-2025, Option 1, for the exact amount due.
May 31st -
Last Day to pay the Town Tax Collector, with penalty, in all towns except Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie, and Wappinger.
June 1st -
Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance begins to collect Town and County Taxes in all towns except Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie, and Wappinger, with penalty plus interest. Contact our office at (845) 486-2026 for exact amount due. Village tax bills are sent to village residents and their escrow holders.
August 31st -
Last day for the Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie and Wappinger Receivers to collect tax (with penalty). School Districts mail their School tax bills to property owners and escrow holders within their district.
September 1st -
Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance continues the Town and County tax collection in all towns with penalty plus interest. Contact our office at (845) 486-2026 for exact amount due.
September 15th -
The first School tax installment payment is due to the School District if you opt to use the plan available for Carmel, Millbrook, Dover, Webutuck, Pawling, Pine Plains and Rhinebeck School Districts.
October 14th -
All Town and County, Beacon School (prior year) and Hyde Park Fire tax must be paid and in the Office of the Commissioner of Finance, 22 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Poughkeepsie, New NY by close of business, to avoid advertisement in the Poughkeepsie Journal and The Southern Dutchess News.
November 1st -
Unpaid Town and County, Beacon School (prior year) and Hyde Park Fire tax is placed on a List of Delinquent Taxes and filed in the Dutchess County Clerk’s Office.
November 1st - December 9th -
Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance collects School and Village taxes for districts whose warrants have expired.
On or About November 16th -
Beacon School District returns unpaid School taxes for properties within Fishkill and Wappinger, with penalty and interest.
December 9th -
School and Village taxes remaining unpaid after this date are added to next year's property tax bill with a 7% relevy fee.