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04/19/2018
Treasurer's Office
Pappas: 39,100 Property Owners Must Pay Delinquent Taxes to Avoid Sale
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03/22/2018
Treasurer's Office
Pappas: $94 Million in Property Tax Refunds Available on New Website
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02/26/2018
Treasurer's Office
Property Tax Bills Due March 1, 2018
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01/22/2018
Treasurer's Office
Pappas Announces New Programs: Pay Online for Free, Download your Bill, Get Your Bill by Email
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12/11/2017
Treasurer's Office
Pappas makes it easier than ever to prepay next year’s taxes
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The Property Tax System
1. PROPERTY TAX BASE
The Assessor assesses all real estate located throughout the County and establishes a fair market value for each property.
2. APPEALS
Appeals are accepted and decisions reached on changes to a property’s assessment, classification, or exemptions.
3. PROPERTY TAX RATES
The Clerk determines the tax rates based on the levy ordinances passed by taxing agencies and applies the rates to the assessments recieved for the Assessor to determine the amount of property tax owed.
4. BILLING AND PAYMENT
The Treasurer mails out property tax bills and collects the money.
5. FUNDING OF LOCAL TAXING AUTHORITIES
The Treasurer distributes the money to over 2200 local taxing agencies, including the County, cities, schools and special districts.