Property payment options

Ad valorem property taxes are due every year on October 1 and are payable with no penalties through December 31. Taxes are considered delinquent beginning January 1 of the subsequent calendar year, and penalties apply to any payment made after that time.

Paying ad valorem property taxes is easy and convenient via the following methods:

Payment Methods

In Person

Owners may pay property taxes in person at the Cullman County Courthouse. The Revenue Commission is located in Room 102. Payment forms include cash, credit or debit card, cashier’s check/money order, or personal check (if prior to January 31). No personal checks are accepted after February 28.

By Mail

Via personal check (up to January 31), cashier’s check, or money order.

Barry Willingham
Revenue Commissioner
P.O. Box 2220
Cullman, AL 35056-2220


Via this website. Please note: a small transaction fee applies as charged by the card processor (not the Revenue Commissioner). The online payment feature allows you to pay using your credit card or debit card. Click here to begin.

Important Annual Dates

  • October 1: Real Property Taxes are due and payable through December 31.
  • January 1: Taxes become delinquent. Payments on or after this date will be charged delinquent tax fees plus 12% (per annum) interest.
  • February 28: Last day to make payments via check. After February 28, all payments must be via certified funds such as cashier’s check, credit card or debit card, or cash.
  • Month of February: Court notices are mailed out.
  • First Tuesday (normally) in May: Annual tax lien auction is held.