Department of Finance

Roseann Daw, Commissioner of Finance


244 Fair St
PO Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 845-340-3460
Fax: 845-340-3430


Tax Department: taxpayments[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us

Certificate of Residency Requests: cert-rr[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us

Finance FOIL Requests: fin-foil[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us

Foreclosure: foreclosure[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us

Hotel, Motel and Short-Term Rentals: str-tax[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us




The Department of Finance offers the following services:

  • Certification for paid taxes for sub-divisions
  • Issuance of Copy Cards
  • Collection of delinquent tax payments
  • Receipt of cash payments for civil service exams
  • Acceptance of retiree monthly health insurance payments
  • Administration of the County Payroll




Ulster County will hold its public auction on May 8, 2024. Bidding will be done online, and the auction will include property originally included in the postponed 2023 public auction.

Click here for auction brochure, bidder instructions, and other information provided by Absolute Auctions & Realty