The Finance Department provides comprehensive financial management and administrative services by computing, analyzing, and distributing information on the financial health, direction and progress of the City and through the safe keeping and administration of City funds. Department programs include: General Accounting, Treasury (including property tax collection), Accounts Payable and Payroll. The City of Rye Fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31.

The City's finance department consistently receives national awards for its excellence in budget presentation and financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers' Association of the United States and Canada.

Charitable Contributions

The following statement concerning charitable contributions made to and accepted by the City of Rye does not constitute professional tax advice and should not be relied on as such:

Charitable contributions received by the City of Rye, a political subdivision of New York State, are used solely for public purposes, and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. For further information concerning the tax deductibility of charitable contributions, please refer to IRS Publication No. 526 - Charitable Contributions. For professional tax advice, please contact a licensed tax professional or the IRS.

All questions pertaining to the items above can be directed to the Finance Office at or 914-967-7303.