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We will begin accepting tax payments the 1st day of November.
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Property taxes (Real or Personal) and other special assessments are due and payable by February 1, of each year. Thereafter, a penalty of 1% per month accrues on any unpaid taxes until the tax sale in August of that same year. As a courtesy of this office, your tax collector notifies the land and business owners in Oktibbeha County that their taxes are due and payable.
Your taxes may be paid at the Oktibbeha County Court House. You may also pay your taxes by mail, using a check.
Should you desire to make an installment payment, or partial payment you may:
Payment for your taxes is still due as shown on your notice. If the assessment on your property is reduced or changed and you have overpaid, a refund will be issued.
Delinquent taxes must be paid first before current taxes will be accepted.
Your deed must be filed in the Chancery Clerk's Office by December 31st of the previous year for your taxes to be listed in your name. Property taxes are paid one year in arrears.
The property will appear in your name on the land roll following the year your deed was filed. Property taxes are paid one year in arrears.
Property taxes are paid one year in arrears. Your deed may not have been filed within the proper time frame for the Tax Assessor to pick up on your deed for that particular land roll.
Your taxes may increase because of:
A property owner has two years from the date of that years tax sale in which to redeem their property before a tax deed may be issued.
You or anyone may pay your taxes, Records are not kept of who paid your taxes.
The sale is held on the last Monday in August each year and begins at 9 am.
In the Oktibbeha County Court House upstairs in large court room.
Yes. However anyone may obtain a registration form from the tax office.