Payment deadline: Property taxes are due upon receipt.
All payments showing a January 31 or earlier U.S. postmark
(not metered postage) will be considered timely. Please include your account
number on your check.
Payment by phone: Toll-free 1-866-511-6677.
If you choose a live representative for assistance, you will need the bureau
code of 7580933 and your 6 digit account number. There
is a 2.35% charge for payments by card.
Exemption applications: All applications for property
tax exemptions must be submitted to the Wichita Appraisal District.
Exemptions on your property for the current tax year are shown on your
Quarterly payments: With the over 65/disability exemption,
the owner qualifies for installment payments. 1/4th the
tax amount is required to be paid before the February 1 delinquency date
or penalties and interest will attached. After the last day of February,
quarterly payments are no longer available for that tax year. The
three remaining payments are due in March, May and July.
Address changes: Statements are mailed to the address
we have on record. It is your responsibility to notify
the appraisal district. We will forward any information you send to us
on to the Wichita Appraisal District in your behalf. The Wichita Appraisal
District’s change of address policy as published on their web site
“Please send us something in writing either by mail, fax or email
indicating the correct address for your property and a daytime phone number
where you can be reached, in case we have any questions. In order to protect
the interest of the property owner, it is Wichita Appraisal District’s
policy not to make permanent address changes over the telephone.”
For lien and deed records contact the County Clerk’s
office (link, 940-766-8175)
Difficulty paying your taxes: We accept partial payments
on current year, non-delinquent taxes. Pay as much and as often as you
decide upon receiving your tax statement in October. Make payments over
the four months through January 31st. If there is a balance remaining
on February 1st, contact the tax office to see if you are eligible for
a payment plan. The smaller the delinquent balance, the smaller penalty
Delinquent taxes: Under Texas law, you may be entitled
to a payment agreement. Tax Office payment agreements have no closing
costs and may save you money over those offered by third party companies.
Please call the Tax Office to determine if you are eligible for a payment
Property Tax Sales: For information or a list of properties
for sale due to delinquent taxes, contact the law firm of Perdue, Brandon,
Fielder, Collins and Mott at pbfcm.com