Important Dates & Discount Periods

Onward Property Tax Services

IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR INDIGENT RELIEF OR TO MAKE ANY ADJUSTMENTS TO YOUR NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS IS MARCH 31ST EACH YEAR.

If you have sold the property described on your notice, please send the notice to the new owners or return it to the Tax Collector’s Office immediately.

Please verify the description of the property. If any errors in the description are found, notify the Property Appraiser as soon as possible. Your notice covers taxes for the calendar year, January 1 thru December 31 of the year indicated on your bill.

Discounts for early payment have been computed for you on the bottom of your notice. Please pay only one amount. Schedule Discounts:

  • 4% if Paid in November
  • 3% if paid in December
  • 2% if Paid in January
  • 1% if Paid in February

Discounts are determined by the postmark of the payment, prior to April 1st.

Taxes become delinquent April 1stFor real estate, a 3% penalty is imposed on April 1st. Tax sale certificates will be sold on all unpaid accounts on or before June 1st resulting in additional charges.

For tangible personal property taxes, interest accrues at 1-11/2 per month plus advertising and fees. Tax warrants will be issued on all unpaid personal property taxes.

If the postmark indicates your payment was mailed on or after April 1st (delinquent date), the amount due is determined by the date your payment is RECEIVED by the Tax Collector.