Property Tax Time Line

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Important Dates to Remember

July Beginning of New Fiscal Year.
August Graham County Board of Supervisors certifies tax roll by approving tax rates and levies for the current tax year.
September The current year tax statements are mailed for both personal and real property to the current owner of record.
October The first half taxes are due on the first day of October.
November The first half taxes become delinquent if not paid by November 1st.  Taxpayers will not be penalized if the payment has a postmark of November 1st.
December Taxes may be paid in full by December 31st without interest or penalty.  Taxpayers will not be penalized if the payment has a postmark of December 31st.  Property owners are notified that property with delinquent prior year taxes will be offered at a tax lien sale if not paid in full.
January A penalty of $5.00 or 5% is assessed on real property with prior years’ delinquent taxes to be offered at the tax lien sale in February.
February Tax Lien Sale-all balances on prior year delinquent property taxes will be auctioned.
March The second half taxes are due March 1st.
April The second half taxes are due.
May The second half taxes become delinquent after May 1st.  Taxpayers will not be penalized if the payment has a postmark of May 1st.  Delinquent notices are mailed to personal property owners that have not paid the current taxes.
June Delinquent notices are mailed to real property owners that have not paid the current taxes.  Investors may pay subsequent taxes on tax liens.