IMPORTANT DATES

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Important dates related to your taxes

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YOUR BIRTHDAY:

Renewal of motor vehicle license plate, which expires midnight of the owner’s birthday. Renewals are accepted 90 days prior to expiration. This applies to passenger cars, recreational vehicles, light trucks under 5,000 lbs., small trailers, and motorcycles. Vessels also expire on the owner’s birthday.

JANUARY

Receive 2% discount on the payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.

FEBRUARY

Receive 1% discount on the payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.

MARCH

Full amount due on real estate and tangible personal property taxes by March 31st.

APRIL

Unpaid real estate property taxes become delinquent on April 1st. At this time a 3% interest charge is added to the gross amount. Delinquent real estate property taxes will be advertised in a local newspaper and the cost of advertising will be added to the delinquent bill.

All unpaid tangible personal property taxes become delinquent on April 1st. At this time a 1.5% per month interest charge is added to the gross amount.

Within 45 days delinquent tangible personal property taxes will be advertised in a local newspaper and the cost of advertising will be added to the delinquent bill.

New Local Business Tax Receipts are prorated beginning April 1st; half-year fees apply.
Applications for next year’s property tax installment payment plan due April 30th.

MAY

List of delinquent personal property taxes advertised in a local newspaper one time. 

List of delinquent real estate taxes advertised once per week for three consecutive weeks, prior to tax certificate sale, in a local newspaper.

Tax certificate sale for delinquent real estate taxes occurs on or before June 1st.

JUNE

Tax warrant processing begins on delinquent tangible personal property taxes June 1st.

The First Property tax installment plan payment is due on or before June 30th.

JULY

The first installment must be received by July 30th, discount not applicable and a 5% penalty is added. If not received participation in the program is canceled.

Local Business Tax Receipt renewals begin July 1st.

AUGUST

N/A.

SEPTEMBER

Local Business Tax Receipt renewals due by September 30th.

Second property tax installment program payment due by September 30th.

OCTOBER

Local Business Tax Receipts become delinquent October 1st, and a late fee applies.

NOVEMBER

Collection of real estate property taxes and tangible personal property taxes begins. Receive a 4% discount on payments made by November 30th.

DECEMBER

Receive a 3% discount on the payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.

Third property tax installment program payment due December 31st.

Registration and renewal of trucks over 5,000 pounds, truck tractors, semi-trailers, buses, or vans carrying nine passengers or more for hire, due by December 31st. Mobile home decals also expire on December 31st.