County Treasurer:
E. Terry Blodgett

Deputy County Treasurer:
Michelle Ippoliti

Assistant Deputy County Treasurer:
Felicia M. Duesler

Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


County Office Building
223 West Main Street
Johnstown, NY 12095

(518) 736-5580

Beginning on Monday, July 6th, the Treasurer's Office will begin allowing in-person transactions at the office by appointment ONLY. Use this button to schedule an appointment...

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As part of the effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, along with the decision recently made pertaining to the safety of Fulton County residents and surrounding counties, the services we provide in the Treasurer’s office have been modified as follows:

  • The 2020 Fulton County Foreclosure last day to redeem has been postponed until May 15, 2020.
  • Collection of the 2020 County Tax Bills has been extended until May 15, 2020. Payments for town residents will continue to be made by mail with the town collectors until that time. No additional interest or penalties will accrue through May 15, 2020.
  • Any payments made to the County for unpaid taxes should be made by mail. We have in the past and will continue to honor postmarked payments. No additional interest or penalties will accrue through May 15, 2020. Please make sure you have the correct amount. You may call for an updated amount if needed. Payment by mail can be made by check, certified funds or money order, and mailed to: Fulton County Treasurer 223 W. Main St. P.O. Box 128 Johnstown, NY 12095
  • Certificates of residency for community colleges should be mailed to us for certification and we will mail them back to you. Applications for Certificate of Residency are available on the county website www.fultoncountyny.gov Use the drop down menu under departments and you will find the Treasurer’s page. Please include a copy of your current driver’s license for verification and make sure the application is notarized. Please be sure to include your phone number on the application.
  • All other services such as tax searches, copies of tax bills or duplicate receipts or any other questions you may have can be emailed to our office.

As of March 19, 2020, we began operating with essential employees only and will continue to do so until further notice. Our office phone number is 518-736-5580. We will be glad to help you and at the same time ensure the health and safety of the public and our employees. Thank you for your understanding under these unusual times.

The office of the Chief Fiscal Officer of the County is responsible for legally receiving all revenues due the County and disbursing the funds as set forth in the budget approved previously by the Board of Supervisors.

The department collects all delinquent school, village, town and county taxes and the handling thereof, including the entire property foreclosure process and the property auction procedure, according to the New York State Real Property Tax Law. The Treasurer’s office works directly with local town tax collectors to insure professional and proper tax enforcement. The office also collects and enforces all taxes in regard to the City of Gloversville parcels.

The Treasurer’s office offers an installment plan offered to qualified residential property owners who are delinquent on their property taxes under the rules and regulations set forth by the Board of Supervisors.

The County’s Fixed Asset Inventory is recorded and maintained for each County Department.

Any property owner who rents their property on a short-term basis (less than 30 days) must register their property in accordance with the Occupancy Tax Law.

1st Quarter:
January 1st - March 31st.
Due before April 20th

2nd Quarter:
April 1 - June 30th.
Due before July 20th

3rd Quarter:
July 1 - September 30th.
Due before October 20th

4th Quarter:
October 1- November 30th.
Due before January 20th

Some colleges supply the Certificate of Residence form, if not, our office provides a generic form which is also located on our website.  

The form needs to be completed and notarized either at the college or in our office.

Please provide photo identification.  

The Certificate is good for 2 semesters.  

Student must be a resident of Fulton County for 6 months prior to the date of the application and a resident of New York State for 1 year.

January 1st - Town and County Bill

Town payments
Jan. 1st - Mar. 31st. pay town collector
May 1st collections begin at Treasurer's Office

Gloversville payments:  
Jan. 1st collections begin at Treasurer's Office

April 1st - Gloversville City Tax 

Payments from April 1st - Oct. 31st City of Gloversville
December 1st collections begin at Treasurer's Office

June 1st- Village Tax

Payments from June 1st - Oct. 31st Village Collectors
Village Tax relevied on next County Bill, NO PAYMENTS accepted after October 31st.

Sept. 1st - School Tax

Payments from Sept. 1st - Oct. 31st. School Tax Collectors.
November 1st Town schools are relevied on next County Bill
City Schools Dec. 1st collections begin at Treasurer's Office.


The office at this time is not set up for this type of transaction.  
We accept cash, personal checks, money orders and cashier checks.

We offer installment agreements once a year in May, to eligible taxpayers.

Letters are sent out in April to qualified residential property owners who are delinquent on their property taxes.

Please call the office for details.
+1(518) 736-5580

E. Terry Blodgett - County Treasurer

The office administers the Fulton County Occupancy Tax Law which monitors, collects, and enforces all regulations under the law that went into effect on July, 2017. Certificate of Residency forms are also issued from the Treasurer’s office.

As Chief Fiscal Officer for the County, the Treasurer serves as Public Administrator at the discretion of the Surrogate Court Judges. The Chief Fiscal Officer is responsible for the preparation and delivery of the following reports to various state and federal agencies: Annual Update Document, Audited Financial Statements & Federal Single Audit, Cost Allocation Plan, Report of the Chief Fiscal Officer (Public Administrator), Report of Abandoned Properties, Governmental Accounting Standards Boards Statement #34, Governmental Accounting Standards Boards Statement #45, Report of Treasurer Annual Court & Trust Report, and the annual Securities and Exchange Commission Disclosure Statement.

The Treasurer is accountable for all County investments including but not limited to CD’s, CDARS, Treasury Bills, or any Comptroller approved investments.

(E. Terry Blodgett - County Treasurer)