Town Clerk

Town Clerk | Tax Collector | Registrar | Recording Secretary for the Town Board

Michelle Radley | [email protected]
ph: 518-392-4644

Town Clerk regular hours:

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-2:30pm
Friday 9:00am-Noon

After Hours Assistance please call Clerk Radley 518-755-4740


Welcome to the Town of Ghent Online Tax Payment and History System! 

This site is provided as a service to our residents and business associates who wish to have computer access to tax information. Should you need additional information, please feel free to contact the Town of Ghent Tax Collector, Michelle Radley at 518-392-4644 or email her at [email protected]

Tax Payments can be made online, by mail or in person at the Ghent Town Hall during the hours of Monday-Thursday 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, and Friday 9:00am to Noon. Payments in cash or check are accepted, made payable to Town of Ghent or Ghent Tax Collector. 

You may pay your taxes online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by using your Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit card (2.45% convenience fee will apply), Visa Debit card ($3.95 flat fee will apply) or by Electronic Check ($1.75 flat fee will apply). Convenience and flat fees are collected by the web service provider, not by the Town of Ghent. 

Online tax payments for the Town and County bill will not be accepted after May 31, 2023.

Partial payments cannot be made through the online tax payment system. Partial payments may be made via mail or in the Town Clerk’s office. 

Payments made to Columbia County for back taxes will not appear on this website. If prior year taxes show unpaid you can check with the county to verify payments on delinquent taxes. 

You will receive an email confirmation of your payment. 

The website will not reflect your payment until it is updated the next business day. 

If you have any questions regarding your tax bill or the payment process please do not hesitate to contact the Town Clerk’s office at 518-392-4644 or email [email protected] Monday-Thursday 9:00 am-2:30 pm and Fridays 9:00 am-Noon.

Tax payments will be accepted beginning January 1, 2023 to January 31, 2023 without penalty and postmarks are accepted. Payments made after the due date will be subject to penalty and be accepted until May 31, 2023 after which time the taxpayer should call the Columbia County Treasurer’s office for payment instructions. The Treasurer’s office number is 518-828-0513.

Mail Payments To:
Michelle Radley
Town of Ghent
Town Clerk / Tax Collector
PO Box 98
Ghent, NY 12075 

For Information Purposes Only, previous year’s taxes for the Town of Ghent.

Contact the Town Clerk Office regarding the following:

  • Property Taxes
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Death Certificates
  • Dog Licenses and Dog License Applications
  • Hunting / Fishing Licenses
  • Rental of Town Meeting Facilities and Usage of Playground Facilities
  • Meals on Wheels Program inquiries
  • Refuse Bags and Disposal Tickets for Columbia County Transfer Stations
  • General Inquiries


P. O. Box 98
2306 State Route 66
Ghent, NY 12075-0098
ph: 518-392-4644
fax: 518-392-9030