With the New Year fast approaching, now is the perfect time to prepare by getting familiar with the property tax schedule. Even though the schedule doesn’t begin in January, now is the perfect time for new homeowners to plan ahead, to make sure all your payments and paperwork are ready on-time.
The folks over at Western Resources Title have put together a helpful property tax schedule, to help you plan your year accordingly.
Property Tax Schedule
July 1 - Beginning of the fiscal year.
August – Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office mails delinquent prior year secured notices.
August 31 – UNSECURED TAX DELINQUENCY DEADLINE as of 5:00 p.m. A 10% penalty plus a $75.00 collection fee is added as of 5:00 p.m.
Sept. 25- Oct 5 - The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office mails out original SECURED PROPERTY TAX bills.
October - Unsecured Tax liens filed for unpaid unsecured accounts.
November 1 – First SECURED PROPERTY TAX installment is due; delinquent UNSECURED accounts are charged additional penalties of 1.5% per month until paid.
December 10 - FIRST INSTALLMENT payment deadline. A 10% penalty is added after the deadline.
January - Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office mails delinquent notice for unpaid FIRST INSTALLMENT and SUPPLEMENTAL SECURED INSTALLMENTS.
February 1 - Second SECURED PROPERTY TAX installment due.
Feb. – March – Treasurer-Tax Collector mails delinquent prior year secured installment.
March – July – UNSECURED PROPERTY TAX statements mailed.
April 10 – Second SECURED PROPERTY TAX installment payment deadline. A 10% penalty plus $23.00 cost is added after the deadline.
May - Treasurer-Tax Collector mails delinquent notices for any unpaid first and second installment taxes and SUPPLEMENTAL SECURED INSTALLMENTS.
June 30 - End of fiscal year.
July 1 – Delinquent SECURED accounts and SECURED SUPPLEMENTAL accounts are transferred to delinquency July 1 – t tax roll and additional penalties added at 1.5% per month on any unpaid tax amounts, plus $15.00 redemption fee.