Property Tax Deadlines

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Bettencourt Tax Advisors' experienced team can help you manage your property tax deadlines. From filing exemptions, renditions, and protests on time to attending your hearings and more. Let our team help you stay on top of your property tax deadlines year round.


January 31st        


April 1st

Last day to pay property taxes before late payment penalties are incurred. 
If you have property in Arbitration or Litigation, outstanding taxes must be paid by January 31st or your case will be forfeited.

Last day to file Business Personal Property Renditions. 
(There will be a 10% penalty for failure to render or for rendering late. Also, a 50% penalty, plus possible criminal prosecution, will be applied for fraudulent renditions.)

April 1-15 "Notice of Appraised Value" generally mailed by local appraisal districts

May 15

PROTEST DEADLINE!
Last day to file a "Notice of Protest".
Or, you may file 30 days from the date the "Notice of Appraised Value" is postmarked. 

May 16-Aug 30 Value protest hearings generally held.
Although major counties can start early hearings a month earlier.



Oct 1-Nov 30 County tax bills generally mailed.

December 31 Last day to pay property taxes if you want to include them in your IRS deductions for that year.
i.e. To include as 2012 IRS tax deduction, property taxes must be paid by December 31, 2012.