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Certificate of Registration for Collection of Hotel Occupancy Tax (.pdf)

The Certificate of Registration for Collection of Hotel Occupancy Tax (.pdf) is used to register a new or previously registered establishment in order to acquire a Hotel ID # and a Certificate of Authority for the collection of hotel occupancy taxes.

Required:

  • Completed form submit to:
    Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance
    22 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY   12601

Questions? Call (845) 486-2033



Certificate of Residence (.pdf)

Certificates of Residence are issued to Dutchess County residents who are planning to attend community colleges within New York State (excluding Dutchess Community College which does its own certificates.) Certificates may be filed with the Commissioner of Finance no sooner than sixty (60) days prior to and no later than thirty (30) days after the class start date. Each applicant must have resided in Dutchess County for at least six (6) months and in New York State for at least one (1) year immediately prior to the date of application. Required proof of residency is outlined in the Certificate of Residence Information Sheet (.pdf). The Affidavit (or Affirmation) and Application for Certificate of Residence (.pdf) can be obtained from the County or the community college. Applicants can submit their applications in person or by U.S. mail. Original signatures are required - Faxed and e-mailed applications are not acceptable.

Required:

  • Read Certificate of Residence Information Sheet
  • Completed affidavit
  • Student's signature must be notarized
  • Submit affidavit with required proof of residency to: 
    Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance
    22 Market Street
    Poughkeepsie, NY   12601

Questions? Call 845-486-2032



Dutchess County ACH Form (.pdf)

The Dutchess County ACH Form (.pdf) is to be used by Vendors to request payment via ACH.

For additional answers to Frequently Asked Questions read Information & FAQ's for ACH Payments for Vendors (.pdf).



Purchase Bid Form for County Owned Property

Complete the Purchase Bid Form for County Owned Property Form (.pdf) to submit a bid on any of the parcels listed on the Dutchess County Tax Sale Surplus List.

Required:

Forms must be fully completed

Return to:

Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance
Dutchess County Office Building
22 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY   12601-3294

Questions? Call 845-486-2025



Red Hook Transfer Tax Return (.pdf)

Effective August 1, 2007, every person recording a conveyance of real property located in the Town of Red Hook, must at the same time file a Red Hook Transfer Tax Return Form (.pdf) with the County Clerk, and pay the required amount of tax, if any.

Required:

  • Complete the Red Hook Transfer Tax Return, consulting the Town of Red Hook Local Law No. 1 of 2007, located on the Town of Red Hook  website.
  • For further guidance, visit the webpage of the Office of the Town Clerk for the Town of Red Hook; and access CPA Local Law  No. 1 of 2007 in pdf format.
  • Enter $285,000 (on or After April 12th, 2019), as the "median residential sales price for Dutchess County", on Schedule B, Part I, line 2.
  • Attach required document(s) if “box (m)” on Schedule B, Part II is checked.
  • Include check for filing fee in the amount of $5, plus the amount of Red Hook Transfer Tax, if any, made payable to “Dutchess County Clerk”.
  • Mail or bring completed Return, signed by both Grantor and Grantee, together with check to: 
    Dutchess County Clerk’s Office
    22 Market Street
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601


Request for Taxpayer Identification and Certification (IRS Form W-9) (.pdf)

The Request for Taxpayer Identification and Certification (IRS Form W-9) (.pdf) is required by the IRS to request the taxpayer identification number of a U.S. person for any payments received as a non-employee.  Some examples of types of payments are for services provided to the County such as:  legal, medical, repair, maintenance or rental.



Return of Tax on Occupancy of Hotel Rooms (.pdf)

The Return of Tax on Occupancy of Hotel Rooms Form (.pdf) is used to report income generated and to transmit the hotel occupancy taxes collected on the scheduled quarterly basis.

Required:

  • Completed form submit to:
    Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance
    22 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY   12601

Questions? Call (845) 486-2033



Terms and Conditions of Sale

The Terms and Conditions of Sale Form (.pdf) will be sent to bidder upon County's acceptance of private bid.

Required:

Forms must be fully completed

Return to:

Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance
Dutchess County Office Building
22 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY   12601-3294

Questions? Call 845-486-2025