Discounts for Early Payment of Annual Property Taxes
Payments made during the following months will earn a discount:
- November: 4 percent
- December: 3 percent
- January: 2 percent
- February: 1 percent
Payments made in the month of March will not receive a discount. Any payments made on or after April 1 are delinquent and will be subject to an applied penalty.
Installment payment schedule and discounts allowed
- First installment: Due by June 30. One quarter of the total estimated tax and discounted 6 percent.
- Second installment: Due by September 30. One quarter of the total estimated tax and discounted 4.5 percent.
- Third installment: Due by December 30. One quarter of the total estimated tax plus one half of any adjustment made for actual tax liability and discounted 3 percent.
- Fourth installment: Due by March 31. One quarter of the total estimated tax plus the remaining one half of any adjustment made for actual tax liability. No discount is provided on the fourth installment.
The first two installments will be estimated based on the prior year's tax liability. Annual renewal is automatic as long as the June payment is made each year.
The discount on payments mailed to our office are determined by the postmarked date on your envelope.
The discount for walk-in payments is extended to the next working day if the deadline falls on a weekend or an observed holiday.
All discounts will be forfeited under the partial payment plan, which is described on the back of the yearly tax bill.