October 1 marks the start of 2019 ad valorem property tax collections

October 1, 2019 marks the start of the annual collection season for real and personal property taxes in Alabama. All ad valorem property taxes–both real and personal property–are now due and payable through December 31, 2019 for the 2019 tax year. Property taxes may be paid online through this website, in person at the Cullman…

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Revenue Commissioner warns of continued third-party scams

Third-party vendors continue to scam property owners by direct-mail and online advertising, telling them they must pay for certified copies of recorded deeds. This is FALSE. Once a property owner’s deed is recorded in the Probate office, it is stamped, and that original copy is the certified copy. Unfortunately, companies are allowed to obtain lists…

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Beautiful Cullman: the Revenue Commission requests your area photos

Calling all photographers! Do you have a favorite Cullman County scene you’ve captured in a photograph? Would you love to share it with your community? The Cullman Revenue Commissioner is updating the public website, and your photographs could make it even better. If you have photos from throughout the community that highlight the beauty of…

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**Important announcement: third-party vendors charging large fees to renew motor vehicle tags

Please be advised of third-party companies profiting by charging customers large fees to renew their motor vehicle tags. These companies, such as ExpressRenew–whose fees start at $16.75–then use publicly available tools to renew vehicle license plates. ExpressRenew claims licensing offices are “notorious for outdated technology, long lines, and sluggish support.” None of these assertions apply…

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Only weeks remain to pay delinquent 2018 ad valorem property taxes

Have you ever wondered what happens when someone doesn’t pay his taxes on time? Well, the first thing that happens is the accrual of interest and penalties until such time that the taxes are paid. What does this mean for you? If your 2018 property taxes are not paid by Monday, May 6, 2019 then…

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OFFICIAL NOTICE OF TAX LIEN LISTING

All unpaid property taxes will be sold via tax lien auction at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in the Cullman County Commission meeting room of the Cullman County Courthouse at 500 2nd Avenue SW in Cullman, Alabama. Code of Alabama Title 40-10-182 (a)(1) requires issuance of this notice. Dated this the 25TH day…

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Revenue Commissioner announces area senior center visits: over-age 65 homestead exemptions

It’s time again for area seniors to sign up for their over-age 65 homestead exemptions. Property owners over age 65 can qualify for an extra ad valorem tax discount on their owner-occupied homestead property, but they must register for this homestead exemption per Alabama law. To explain it all, Cullman’s Revenue Commissioner, Barry Willingham, is speaking at all…

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