Payments can be mailed to the office at 175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or made in person or online. Payments should be made payable to Jefferson County Treasurer. Please review your tax bill carefully to ensure you are sending payments to the correct collector.
Click here to make an online tax payment. Please make sure the tax map (parcel) number or 911 address is placed in the ID number section as well as which installment number you are making so your payment can be appropriately identified. There will be a 3.0% plus $.69 convenience fee applied to credit card payments. American Express cannot be accepted but all other major credit cards are available. Payments sent for an incorrect amount will result in the return of the payment.
Town and County taxes for 2021 are now owing. Full payments are payable to your town tax collector. Please review your invoice to determine where to send your payments and the proper payee. Incorrect payments will be returned and could result in addtional fees.
Call (315)785-3055 or email to email@example.com to receive proper tax amounts owing and with assistance on where to make the payment.
175 Arsenal Street
Watertown, New York 13601
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sept. 1 thru June 30
Collections through 4:45 p.m. Sept. 1 thru June 30
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. July 1 thru Aug. 31
Collections through 3:45 p.m. July 1 thru Aug. 31
Types Of Services, Assistance
Accountability And Credibility
In accordance with the Single Audit act of 1984, Jefferson County contracts with an independent audit firm to annually audit the financial records and statements of the Treasurer's office. Records are maintained under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and in accordance with The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). In addition, internal controls, such as segregation of duties, especially in transactions involving cash, are practiced.