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Calendar of Important Dates


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 the birth month. This applies to passenger cars, recreational vehicles, light trucks under 5,000 lbs., small trailers, and motorcycles.

Vessel registrations now expire on your birth date.

JANUARY

  • Receive 2% discount on payment of property taxes. (Based on postmark.)
  • Receive 2% discount on payment of tangible personal property taxes.
    (Based on postmark.)

FEBRUARY

  • Receive 1% discount on payment of property taxes. (Based on postmark.)
  • Receive 1% discount on payment of tangible personal property taxes. (Based on postmark.)

MARCH

  • Full amount due on property taxes by March 31st. (Based on postmark.)
  • Full amount due on tangible personal property taxes by March 31st. (Based on postmark.)
  • Final (4th) property tax Installment Program payment due by March 31st.
  • Taxpayers currently enrolled and paid-up in the Installment Program do not need to reapply to continue the program.
  • Deadline for filing Homestead Tax Deferral is March 31st

APRIL

  • All unpaid property taxes become delinquent April 1st.
  • At this time, a 3% penalty charge is added to the gross amount.
  • All unpaid tangible personal property taxes become delinquent April 1st
  • At this time, a 15 penalty 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.
  • Applications for next year's property tax installment payment plan due prior to May 1st

MAY

  • List of delinquent taxes advertised in local newspaper one time for tangible personal property.
  • List of delinquent real estate taxes advertised once per week for three consecutive weeks prior to tax certificate sale in a local newspaper.
    Cost of advertising and electronic fee added to the delinquent bill.
  • Half-year truck-tractor registrations expire midnight May 31st.

JUNE

  • Tax certificate sale for delinquent real estate taxes begins on or before June 1st.
  • First property tax installment payment due on or before June 30th. Discount based on postmark.
  • If this payment is not remitted by June 30th,  July amount includes a 5% penalty.
  • Registration of company-owned motor vehicles (under 5,000 pounds) and vessels, in a business name expire midnight June 30th

JULY

  • Tax warrants are issued on delinquent tangible personal property taxes July 1st.
  • Business Tax Receipt renewals begin July 1st
  • If first property tax installment is not received by July 31st, participation in the program is cancelled.

SEPTEMBER

  • Business Tax Receipt renewals due by September 30th.
  • Second property tax Installment Program payment due by September 30th. Discount based on postmark.

OCTOBER

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

NOVEMBER

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

DECEMBER

  • Receive a 3% discount on payment of property taxes. (Based on postmark.)
  • Receive a 3% discount on payment of tangible personal property taxes. (Based on postmark.)
  • Third property tax Installment Program payment due by December 31st. (Based on postmark.)
  • Decals for mobile homes, that are not assessed as real property, expire midnight December 31st.
  • Registration of truck-tractors, semi-trailers, trucks over 5,000 pounds, 9-passenger and over vehicles for hire expire midnight December 31st.