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What happens if I don’t make my payment on time?

Property taxes become delinquent May 1st for first-half and November 1st for second-half.  

  • Interest accrues at 0.75% per month on the current year taxes for residential real property with four or fewer units per taxable parcel on the full year amount of taxes and/or assessments owing.  Prior years taxes and all other parcels will accrue interest at 1% per month.
  • Penalty of 3% will be assessed on June 1st and an 8% penalty will be assessed on December 1st for all residential real property with greater than four units per taxable parcel and all personal property parcels.
  • All real and personal property taxes where the current year's taxes are more than $50 may be paid in half with any applicable interest only through October 30th; on October 31st, those taxes are due in full.  All other property taxes where current year's taxes are than $50, must have 1st half paid by April 30th to avoid costs

Real property foreclosure begins May 1st for real property taxes/assessments delinquent 3 or more years.  Collection fees will be assessed during this process.

Personal property distraint begins May 1st for first-half and November 1st for second-half.  Collection fees are assessed starting on those dates.

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1. When are property tax statements sent to taxpayers?
2. When are property taxes due?
3. Why did I receive my property tax and assessment statement when my mortgage company pays them?
4. Do you accept postmark as the date of payment?
5. What happens if I don’t make my payment on time?
6. Is there a drop box for property tax payments?
7. Can I pay my taxes with a credit or debit card?
8. How are my property taxes calculated?
9. How do I make a taxpayer name or address change?
10. Why haven’t I received my property tax statement?
11. What happens if both my mortgage company and I pay my taxes for my property?
12. What can I do if the “situs/location” address is incorrect on my tax statement?
13. How do I protest my taxes?
14. What are personal property taxes?
15. I am delinquent on my personal property taxes. Why are they treated differently than my real property taxes?
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