Credit Card Payments
The City of Kingston is pleased to provide taxpayers with an additional payment option for those interested in making their property tax payments by credit card. Taxpayers now have the option to make their payments by VISA or Mastercard online or over the telephone. Property tax payments by credit card cannot be made in person at City Hall.
The City has partnered with Paymentus Corporation to provide the convenience of making payments by credit cards. Paymentus is a third party automated bill payment service that accepts VISA or Mastercard. You can enjoy the convenience of making your payment at any time on any day. Paymentus will charge a convenience fee for each transaction.
- Payments can be made by telephone by calling toll free 1-855-498-9972
- Payments can also be made online through a secure web page powered by our online bill payment partner, Paymentus Corporation.
What do I need to access the service?
Taxpayers should be ready with:
- The 19 digit property tax roll number located on your tax bill
- The balance owed on your property tax bill
- Your credit card
You will enter the payment information including the 19-digit property tax roll number, credit card details and the payment amount.
You will be asked to confirm payment of a convenience fee.
You will be provided with a confirmation number if the transaction is successful.
Why is there a convenience fee?
Paymentus Corporation charges a convenience fee to use their service. The fee covers payment handling and processing charges. The fee is 1.75% of your bill payment amount. The City does not receive any part of this convenience fee. Paymentus Corporation is an independent company providing a service for the City of Kingston.
How will my payment be confirmed?
The City of Kingston Tax Department will receive notification of your payment. Your payment will be posted to your account within two (2) business days. For each payment, you will receive a confirmation number. Paymentus will email you a confirmation number and summary of your transaction.
Who is Paymentus Corporation?
Paymentus Corporation is a third party automated bill payment service that accepts VISA or Mastercard. You can enjoy the convenience of making your payment at any time on any day. Paymentus will charge a convenience fee for each transaction.