Remember to verify your tax amounts due

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Before mailing your delinquent 2015 property tax payments, be sure to verify all tax payment amounts due.  You may click on the “pay property taxes” button on the homepage of this website or call the Revenue Commission office at (256) 775-4776. Payments may be made via personal or busness check through January 29, 2016. All payments after January 29 must be made via cash, certified funds, or credit or debit card. Service charges apply to credit or debit transactions; these funds do not go to the Cullman County Revenue Commission. Please review the following important information, and for any questions, contact the Revenue Commission at (256) 775.4776.
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Every year,  ad valorem taxes for all properties are due October 1 and payable through December 31.  This means unpaid property taxes are considered delinquent on January 1, and penalties and interest accrue beginnig on New Year’s Day. The final resolution of unpaid property taxes occurs each May when those properties for which taxes are unpaid are sold in the annual land tax sale.
No one wants to lose his or her property in a land tax sale, so if this situation applies to you, please make payment via telephone, internet, or in person at the Cullman County Courthouse or one of the satellite locations in Baileyton, Dodge City, or Hanceville.
Important 2016 dates to know include:

  • January 1  – unpaid taxes become delinquent, and penalties of 1% interest (of taxes due), plus a $5.00 late (collector) fee are applied.
  • January 29 –  last day on which checks may be used to pay property taxes. All payments must be made via certified funds, cash, or debit or credit card.
  • January 30 – delinquent taxes are subject to a 2% interest penalty, plus a $5.00 late (collector) fee.
  • February 20 – delinquent taxes are subject to a 2% interest penalty, plus a $10.00 late (collector) fee, $5.00 Probate fee, and $10.00 mailing fee.
  • March 1 –  delinquent taxes are subject to a 3% interest penalty, plus a $10.00 late (collector) fee, $5.00 Probate fee, and $10.00 mailing fee.
  • March 17 – delinquent taxes are subject to a 3% interest penalty, plus a $10.00 late (collector) fee, $10.00 Probate fee, and $10.00 mailing fee, plus advertising fees for publication in the local newspaper at $0.90 per word.
  • April 1 – delinquent taxes are subject to a 4% interest penalty, plus a $10.00 late (collector) fee, $10.00 Probate fee, and $10.00 mailing fee, plus advertising fees for publication in the local newspaper at $0.90 per word.
  • April 30 – delinquent taxes are subject to a 5% interest penalty, plus a $10.00 late (collector) fee, $10.00 Probate fee, and $10.00 mailing fee, plus advertising fees for publication in the local newspaper at $0.90 per word.
  • May 3 – delinquent taxes are subject to a 5% interest penalty, plus a $15.00 late (collector) fee, $10.00 Probate fee, and $10.00 mailing fee, plus advertising fees for publication in the local newspaper at $0.90 per word.
  • May 3 – LAND TAX SALE.
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