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Real Estate Tax Services


 

 

Important Dates

November

  • Annual property tax (real estate, tangible, and non-ad valorem) notices are mailed out for the calendar year
  • A 4% discount is allowed for the first 30 days after notices are mailed 

December

  • Receive a 3% discount on property taxes (real estate, tangible and non-ad valorem)
  • Third installment payment is due for current year real estate and tangible personal property taxes

 January

  • Receive a 2% discount on property taxes (real estate, tangible and non-ad valorem)
  • Verify eligibility for exemptions on real estate property with the Property Appraiser's office
  • File Tangible personal property returns through April 1st with the Property Appraiser's office
  • Advertise and adopt resolution to include assessment (fee) with ad valorem tax bill
  • Assessment date - starts January 1

 February

  • Receive a 1% discount on property taxes (real estate, tangible and non-ad valorem)

 March

  • Full amount due on property taxes (real estate, tangible, and non-ad valorem)
  • Reminder notices mailed for unpaid real estate and tangible personal property taxes
  • Final real estate and tangible installment payment is due. (Re-application for the installment payment plan is not necessary if June payment is made)
  • Deadline for filing application with the tax collector for homestead tax deferral is March 31

 April

  • April 1st - any unpaid property taxes (real estate, tangible and non-ad valorem) become delinquent, at which time 3% interest and advertising charges are added to the gross amount
  • 1.5% interest per month and a delinquent fee is added to unpaid tangible personal property taxes
  • Deadline to file new applications for real estate and tangible installment payment plan are due by April 30 for future tax years
  • New business taxes are prorated; half-year fees apply (April 1 - June 30)

May

  • List of delinquent real estate taxes are advertised for three consecutive weeks prior to the tax certificate sale
  • List of delinquent tangible personal property taxes are advertised and an advertising fee is added
  • Warrants are assigned to delinquent tangible personal property tax accounts 

June

  • Tax certificate sale for delinquent real estate taxes begins on or before June 1
  • First installment payment due for the current year real estate and tangible personal property taxes
  • Warrant Notices for delinquent tangible personal property taxes are mailed 

July

  • Business tax renewal period is July 1 - September 30 

August

  • Property Appraiser's office mails TRIM Notice to taxpayers, may include non-ad valorem assessments 

September

  • Second installment payment due for current year real estate and tangible personal property taxes 

October

  • Business taxes become delinquent; penalties apply