#onthisday in 1967, town of Saratoga taxes were collected at the Alsavor’s Store on Saratoga Lake.
The January 9, 1967 Saratogian reported: Taxpayers in the Town of Saratoga have received their tax bills and payments are being received by Michael Nolan, Tax Collector, at his residence, 96 Pearl St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.
Designated places and dates for convenience of the taxpayers are Jan. 14, Alsavor’s Store, Saratoga Lake; Jan. 21, National Bank of Schuylerville.
The tax warrant calls for $180,053.77. Of this amount $49,572.25 will be received in State Aid and the remainder will be raised by taxation.
The basic rate of combined town, county and state is $50.68 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation as compared to $45.52 last year, reflecting an increase of $5.26.
Those residing in the Fire Protection District will pay an additional $7 for fire protection as against $6 last year and $15 highway tax as compared to $11.37 last year, making their rate $72.68 per thousand dollars on assessed valuation.
Those residing in the Quaker Springs Fire District will pay $4.80 for fire protection as against $3.80 last year and the $15 highway tax, making the rate $70.48 for that district.
The usual health tax, ordinarily paid by the taxpayer, this year, will be written off by State Aid.