What happens if my taxes go delinquent?

According to state law, once the delinquency date has passed, interest starts to accrue at 16% per year prorated monthly. This means you will pay 1.333% on the amount of tax due whether you pay on the first day of the month or the last day of the month. For taxes that are not paid before January of the following year, an additional $5.00 or 5% penalty is assessed. In February, your delinquent tax lien will be offered for sale at our Tax Lien Auction. This is a sale of the lien for delinquent taxes, not the sale of your property. After three (3) years from the date of the sale, the purchaser of your taxes can foreclose on the lien and acquire your property.

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1. Where is your office located?
2. What are your office hours?
3. How do I find out how much I owe for property taxes?
4. How do I change my mailing address?
5. My mortgage company is supposed to pay my taxes, does the Treasurer send a bill to the mortgage company?
6. I own a manufactured home--why did I get two tax statements?
7. When are property taxes due?
8. How can I make my payment? Can I use a credit card, debit card, or e-check?
9. What time period do my taxes cover?
10. How are my taxes determined?
11. Why did my property taxes go up?
12. What if I think my taxes are TOO HIGH?
13. What if I think my taxes are WRONG?
14. Do you send out more than one tax bill in a year?
15. Why am I charged a "convenience fee" for credit card, debit card, or e-check payments?
16. Where do I send my payment?
17. Do I still have to pay interest if I didn't receive my tax bill?
18. Who sets the tax rates?
19. What happens if my taxes go delinquent?
20. Can I make a partial payment on a tax lien?
21. I sold this property, what should I do with the bill?
22. I am a new owner of this property; why am I being billed for the entire year?
23. How does the ownership change once my parcel is sold?
24. How does the ownership change once my manufactured home is sold?
25. Who sets exemptions and how do I find out if I qualify?
26. What is State Aid to Education?
27. Why am I paying Fire District Assistance Tax?
28. Where do I find the monthly Treasurer's Report?