Tax Collector Calendar

Your Birthday

Renewal of motor vehicle license plate, which is valid until midnight of the owner’s birthday. Renewals are accepted 90 days prior to birth month. This applies to passenger cars, recreational vehicles, light trucks under 5,000 lbs., small trailers and motorcycles.Vessels are registered on the owners birthday. The exception to this is on company owned vessels and they are renewed ONLY in the month of June.

January

  • Tangible tax returns should be filed through April 1 in the Property Appraiser’s office.
  • Receive 2% discount on payment of property taxes.
  • Receive 2% discount on payment of tangible personal property taxes.
  • 25% penalty levied on delinquent Business Tax Receipts January 1.

February

  • Receive 1% discount on payment of property taxes.
  • Receive 1% discount on payment of tangible personal property taxes.

March

  • Full amount due on property taxes by March 31st. Final (4th) property tax installment program payment due by March 31st. Taxpayers currently enrolled in the Installment Plan do not need to reapply to continue the program.
  • Payment due for real property installment plan.

April

  • ALL TAXES BECOME DELINQUENT APRIL 1.
  • 3% delinquent penalty added to real property taxes.
  • 1½% delinquent penalty added to tangible property taxes. Within 45 days delinquent personal property taxpayers will be advertised and the cost of advertising added to delinquent penalty.
  • Half-year rate in effect April 1 on all new Business Tax Receipts.
  • Reminder notices of unpaid property taxes are mailed by April 10.
  • Applications for next year’s property tax installment payment plan due by April 30th.

May

  • Tax warrant processing begins on delinquent tangible personal property taxes May 1st. List of delinquent taxes advertised in local newspaper one time.
  • Cost of advertising added to delinquent penalty May 1.
  • List of delinquent real estate taxes advertised once per week for three consecutive weeks prior to tax certificate sale in a local newspaper.

June

  • First property tax Installment Plan payment due. If this payment is not remitted by June 30th, participation in the program is canceled.
  • Tax warrant processing begins on delinquent tangible personal property taxes May 1st. List of delinquent taxes advertised in local newspaper one time.
  • Tax certificate sale for delinquent real estate taxes begins on or before June 1st
  • Renew registrations for all non-lease commercial vehicles (automobiles and trucks up to 5000 lbs. empty weight).

July

  • July 30 deadline for paying June installment with 5% penalty.
  • Business Tax Receipt renewal period begins July 1.

August

  • Business Tax Receipt renewal notices are mailed first of the month.

September

  • Second property tax Installment Plan payment due by September 30th.
  • Previous year’s Business Tax Receipt renewals due by September 30th.

October

  • Business Tax Receipt become delinquent October 1st. Late fees applied.

November

  • Collection of property taxes and tangible personal property taxes begins. Receive a 4% discount on payment if made by November 30th.

December

  • Third property tax Installment Plan payment due by December 31st.
  • Receive a 3% discount on payment of property taxes.
  • Receive a 3% discount on payment of tangible personal property taxes.
  • Registration and renewal of trucks over 5000 pounds, truck-trailers, semi-trailers, nine-passenger and over vehicles for hire due by December 31st.
  • Renew decals for mobile homes that are not assessed as Real Property before December 31.