How can I avoid receiving a penalty?

To avoid a penalty, payment must be federally postmarked, hand delivered, or made online on or before the installment due dates of August 1st or February 1st. Payments made after the installment due dates will incur interest at the rate of 1.5% per month from the original due date. Therefore, interest accrued in August is 3% (1.5% for July and 1.5% for August) and interest accrued in February for second installment payments and supplemental motor vehicle bills is 3% (1.5% for January and 1.5% for February).

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1. Can I pay more than one tax bill with one check?
2. How can I avoid receiving a penalty?
3. How is a receipt obtained?
4. If I received a tax bill for my property and my bank is responsible for making payment, what should I do?
5. Is there tax relief for the elderly?
6. Is there tax relief for veterans?
7. What are the ways I can pay my tax bill?
8. What is the current mill rate?
9. What period of time does my bill cover?
10. When is my tax payment due?
11. How can I obtain my payment history for income tax purposes?