Budget and Taxes

2020-21 Budget Snapshot

Total Budget: $17,565,000
Total Budget Change from 2019-20: $200,000, or 1.15%
Tax Levy Change from 2019-20: 1.9%
Tax Levy Limit (“Cap”): 5.11%

2019-20 Budget Snapshot

Total Budget: $17,365,000
Total Budget Change from 2018-19: $215,000, or 1.25%
Tax Levy Change from 2018-19: 0
Tax Levy Limit (“Cap”): 0.44%


School Taxes

DCS tax collection closed on Nov. 2.

Tax bills are mailed in early September, with payment due by Oct. 9 without penalty. After that date and until Nov. 2, a 2% penalty is charged.

You can access your tax bill information online at http://tax.neric.org/Search.aspx?district=422001

Tax payments can no longer be made in person at the DCS Central Office.


New York State School Tax Relief (STAR)

For questions regarding STAR Exemptions, contact the STAR Program directly at 518-457-2036.


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