What period of time does my bill cover?

Motor Vehicle

Motor vehicle tax bills are due on July 1 and are for vehicles registered as of October 1st of the previous year. They cover the period of October 1st through September 30th (e.g. the tax bill due July 1, 2019 covers the period of October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019).

Supplemental motor vehicle bills are due on January 1st and cover the month of registration through September (e.g. a new car is registered November of 2018. The bill is due January 1, 2020 and covers November 2018 through September 2019).

Real Estate

Real Estate taxes are billed in two installments. The first installment is due July 1st and covers the period of July 1st through December 31st. The second installment is due January 1st and covers the period of January 1st through June 30th.

Business Personal Property

Business Personal Property taxes are billed in two installments unless the total bill is $300 or less for the year. The first installment is due July 1st and the second installment is due January 1st. The bills are based on the assessment as of October 1st of the previous year and are never prorated.

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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?