Collection Locations / Payment Options

Online Collection

Taxes and Water/Sewer payments can now be paid Online. You can pay taxes and/or pay water/sewer online from your computer at home or work, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via the City of Cohoes website.

Payment Information

  • Visit the online tax payments
  • SBL number and owner's last name required
  • Only check payments accepted

Check & Credit Card Payments

Payments can be made to:
Treasurers Office
City Hall
97 Mohawk Street
Room 4
Cohoes, NY 12047

The City of Cohoes now accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover for payment of taxes, water/sewer bills, clerk fees, and permits. If you wish to pay by credit card there is a convenience fee payable to Nationwide Payment Solutions of $3 or 2.65% of the charge. Such fee will be disclosed to the cardholder at the time of the transaction with the option to decline the fee and make an alternate payment.

Cash Payments

Cash is not accepted at treasurer's office for tax payments. Cash payments at pioneer bank only. Pioneer bank is located at
100 Mohawk Street
Cohoes, NY 12047
The original bill is required, one check is preferred per property.

Treasurer's Office Payments

Treasurer's office payments are accepted by mail only or in-person. No cash is accepted. Checks should be made payable to the City of Cohoes, please include the SBL number on check.

Phone Payments

Payment can be made via the phone at 518-233-2111 or through the City Clerk at 518-233-2140. In person payment can be made at Cohoes City Hall, Room Number 4.