P T X T E C H

Upcoming Property Tax Dates and Deadlines

Updated August 4, 2020

Map of United States with states' property tax details highlighted

New This Month:

  • Arizona
    • Counties that did not mail personal property assessment notices in July will mail them in August. 
  • Arkansas
    • Most counties mailed property tax assessments in July, though some delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most appeal deadlines are August 17.
  • California
    •  Counties will continue to mail billing for unsecured property throughout August, but dates are set county-by-county.
  • Colorado
    • Personal property assessment notices are mailing in August, with various appeal deadlines through September. 
  • Florida
    • Most counties mail TRIM notices mid-August, and appeal deadlines are 30 days from the mailing date. 
  • Iowa
    • Some counties will mail property tax bills at the end of August, and all bills are set to mail in September. The due date is September 30. Note that Iowa had other delays due to COVID-19, so we are watching to see if this impacts the property tax cycle as well. 
  • Louisiana
    • Many parishes mail assessment notices in August, and appeal windows vary. Note that we have seen a number of mailing delays due to the coronavirus pandemic. 
  • Maryland
    • Real property tax bills have mailed and are due September 30. Personal property tax bills will be sent through the summer and fall. 
  • Nevada
    • Real property tax bills for most counties in Nevada are due August 17. 
  • North Carolina
    • Property tax bills mail throughout July and August. Some counties offer a 0.5-2% discount if paid early (generally before August 31). Otherwise, bills are due January 5, 2021. 
  • Utah
    • Assessment notices are being mailed in August, with many delays due to the pandemic. So far, it looks like counties with delays are sticking with a mid-September appeal deadline. However, we anticipate these dates will move based on the mail date. Some counties are ahead of schedule and have already mailed. 
  • West Virginia
    • Counties should have mailed property tax bills on June 15 or July 15. There is a discount if you pay before September 1.

Property Tax Dates and Deadlines by State

Arizona

  • Personal property mailings are sent in July for most counties in Arizona. Counties that did not mail personal property assessment notices in July will mail in August. Appeal windows are generally 30 days. (rev 8/4/20)
  • All counties are required to mail assessments by March 1, and you’ll have a 60-day window to appeal once the notices are mailed. However, many counties will send notices as they are ready before March 1, which means appeal deadlines could vary from county to county. (rev 4/1/20)
  • 10 counties will mail preliminary assessments throughout February. Appeal deadlines generally 30-45 days after mailing date. (rev 1/6/20)

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Arkansas

  • Many counties in Arkansas mail real property assessment notices in July, with the rest mailing in August. The appeal deadline is typically August 17. (rev 8/4/20)
  • Tax bills across the state were mailed at the end of March. Payments aren’t due until October (one of the longest payment windows of any state). (rev 4/1/20)

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California

  • Many counties are scheduled to mail unsecured tax billings on July 1 and throughout July, though some counties are continuing to mail in August. Property tax bill due dates are August 31. (rev 8/4/20)

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Colorado

  • Personal property assessment notices are mailing in August, with various appeal deadlines through September. (rev 8/4/20)
  • Real estate notices are mailing in May, and there is a 30-day appeal window. (rev 5/5/20)
  • If you are paying in two installments, the first is due on March 2. If you are paying in full, tax bills are due on April 30. (rev 2/3/20)
  • Tax bills will be due statewide 2/28/2020. These counties and cities mailed bills late and had delayed due dates as a result. (rev 1/16/20)

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Connecticut

  • Connecticut property tax bills are mailed on July 1 and due at the end of the month for nearly every city and township. (rev 7/6/20)

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Georgia

  • There were many property tax mailing delays in Georgia due to COVID-19, so some counties are still mailing notices. For those counties mailing late, they are still upholding the 45-day appeal window. (rev 7/6/20)
  • Counties will start to mail preliminary assessments this April, but most will mail in May or June. Some counties mailed at the end of April, but most will mail in May and June. Note that many counties have pushed their mailing dates because of COVID-19 closures. We’re following closely to ensure the normal 45-day appeal window moves with it. (rev 5/5/20)
  • Various entities’ tax bills will be due throughout January and February. Town & county bills for the 2019 assessment cycle. (rev 1/16/20)

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Florida

  • Most counties mail TRIM notices mid-August, and appeal deadlines are 30 days from the mailing date. (rev 8/4/20)

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Illinois

  • Some counties will mail property tax bills in May, and there is generally a 30 to 45-day window from that mailing date for the first installment payment. Some counties wait to mail bills until they are fully prepared. (rev 7/6/20)

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Indiana

  • Most counties mailed real estate notices in April, and appeals should be made this week (the statewide deadline is June 15, but you should monitor local board of appeal dates closely). Personal property filing is normally due May 15 but has been pushed back because of the pandemic. (rev 5/5/20)
  • Due to COVID-19, penalties are being waived for 60 days for taxes paid after May 11. (rev 4/1/20)
  • Preliminary property tax assessments will mail at the end of April. Some appeals need to be made to the local board within 30 days, and in other counties, you can appeal to the state board of appeals by June 15. (rev 4/1/20)
  • Tax bills are mailed at the end of April and are due on May 11. (rev 4/1/20)

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Iowa

  • Some counties will mail property tax bills at the end of August, and all bills are set to mail in September. The due date is September 30. Note that Iowa had other delays due to COVID-19, so we are watching to see if this impacts the property tax cycle as well. (rev 8/4/20)
  • While Iowa only reassesses properties in odd-numbered years, changes to property and ownership will trigger new assessments, which you can appeal if desired. (rev 4/1/20)

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Kansas

  • Real estate assessments were mailed on March 2 and have a 30 day appeal window. (rev 3/2/20)
  • It looks like most counties are mailing assessments in March this year, and we’re noticing a trend of 30 days to appeal an assessment. (rev 2/3/20)

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Louisiana

  • Parishes were supposed to start mailing assessment notices in July, but we’ve seen many delays due to the coronavirus pandemic. We expect parishes to start mailing in August. Appeal windows vary depending on parish rules. (rev 8/4/20)

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Maryland

  • Real property tax bills have mailed and are due September 30. Personal property tax bills will be sent through the summer and fall. (rev 8/4/20)
  • Most counties in Maryland will mail their property tax bills in July. The due date statewide is September 30. (rev 7/6/20)
  • Most counties will mail preliminary assessments on 1/15/2020. Appeal deadline is very quick, currently we know it to be Feb. 3. (rev 1/6/20)

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Minnesota

  • Counties are beginning to mail tax bills, with most being sent in the beginning of April. First installments are due May 15 statewide. For certain property types, the bill is due in full. (rev 5/5/20)
  • Counties will mail assessments in the latter half of March and early April. Appeal deadlines come up pretty quickly, with local appeals sometimes beginning as soon as one week after mailing. Remember that Minnesota has a tiered appeal process that allows an appeal to be taken up with local, county, and state boards. Some townships have short appeal windows, and some township appeals need to happen before you can appeal to other levels (eg county, state). (rev 4/1/20)

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Missouri

  • Updated assessment notices will only be sent if there was a change to property that necessitates a clear change in value. In Missouri, all property is reassessed in odd-numbered years. (rev 6/1/20)

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Nebraska

  • First installment tax bill payments for larger counties like Douglas, Lancaster, and Sarpy are due by April 1. Otherwise, May 1 is the deadline. (rev 3/2/20)

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Nevada

  • Nevada property tax bills mail in the first few weeks of July, and most bills have an August 17 due date. (rev 8/4/20)

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New Mexico

  • Counties are required to mail assessment notices by April 1, and appeal deadlines are generally 30 days after the mailing date. Like Arizona, some entities might mail notices earlier, as they are ready. So, appeal deadlines could vary. It looks like most counties will be mailing in March, but we’re watching closely for any early birds. The one exception is San Juan. (rev 4/1/20)

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New York

  • Except for New York City (and a few other exceptions), assessment rolls are published and notices are mailed on May 1. A number of counties publish these rolls in advance as they are complete. So, you may have an opportunity to get a head start on those appeals , which must be done in May. (rev 4/1/20)
  • A few dozen towns in New York have town and county tax bills that are due in April. (rev 3/2/20)
  • A number of tax bills are due either February 28 or March 2. (rev 2/3/20)
  • We expect a number of towns to publish their assessment rolls on March 2 (the first business day of the month). You can generally expect a one-month appeal window. (rev 2/3/20)
  • Many townships’ tax bills will be due 1/31/2020. (rev 1/16/20)

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North Carolina

  • Property tax bills in North Carolina mail throughout July and August. Check the discounts in counties where you have property, as some counties offer a 0.5-2% discount for bills paid before August 31. Otherwise, bills are not due until January 5, 2021. (rev 8/4/20)
  • Most counties are not in a reassessment year, but boards of assessors will still meet in April to consider appeals. Properties with new owners or new construction will receive new assessments regardless of the reassessment year. (rev 4/1/20)
  • 11 counties are under a revaluation period this year. For these counties, appeal windows are 30 days from the date of mailing, which depends on when the county assessor’s office finishes with their work. The counties that are not under revaluation have boards that convene the first week of April. Properties that were not appealed in years past can still be appealed at this time.  But note that new assessment notices are mailed only if the property has changed ownership or undergone a valuative change. (rev 3/2/20)
  • Many counties will mail preliminary assessments on 1/1/2020. Appeal deadlines vary from March through May. These counties do not re-evaluate every year. (rev 1/6/20)

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North Dakota

  • Assessment notices are mailed statewide throughout March and April, and they have a 30-day appeal window. (rev 3/2/20)
  • Tax bills will be due statewide 3/1/2020. (rev 1/16/20)

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Ohio

  • Tax bills will be due statewide throughout February. Actual due dates vary from county to county. Sign up for our newsletter to see a detailed breakdown. (rev 1/16/20)

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Oklahoma

  • Several counties are mailing real property assessments in the first week of April. Most counties will concurrently mail personal property assessments or mail them on April 15. (rev 4/1/20)
  • We expect counties to mail assessment notices between now and April. Counties will mail their notices as they are prepared, and appeal deadlines can be as short as 20 days. Mailing dates vary from year to year, so we’re keeping an eye on this state county by county. (rev 3/2/20)
  • Some counties will mail preliminary assessments throughout February. (rev 1/6/20)

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South Carolina

  • Nine counties are expected to start their reassessment cycle in June. (rev 6/1/20)
  • Ten counties are scheduled to start their assessment cycle in May (sign up for our newsletter to download the sheet with county-by-county details). South Carolina reassesses on four-year cycles, so if a county is not in a reassessment year, a new notice of value may not be sent. (rev 5/5/20)
  • Fairfield, Hampton, Laurens, and Marlboro counties are mailing assessments in April, but the rest of the counties tend to mail in the summer. (rev 3/2/20)
  • Tax bills will be due statewide 1/15/2020. (rev 1/16/20)

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Tennessee

  • Mailings have begun and will continue through May. There are some mailing delays, but the state has not changed the appeal deadline as of yet. (rev 5/5/20)
  • Most property tax bills were due in February, but there are a few cities that collect property tax for themselves. These due dates are at the end of March. (rev 3/2/20)
  • A little more than 20 counties mail assessments on the first business day in April, and appeals are due at the end of May. The remaining counties should mail by May 1, but with the same appeal deadline. (rev 4/1/20)
  • Tax bills will be due statewide 2/28/2020. There are some exceptions to this date, generally some cities with later dates. (rev 1/16/20)

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Texas

  • Note that many CADs have granted an automatic 30-day extension for personal property tax renditions, making the deadline May 15. (rev 4/1/20)
  • Assessment notices are being mailed across the state throughout April and May. (rev 5/5/20)
  • Many CADs and ISDs’ tax bills will be due 1/31/2020. (rev 1/16/20)

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Utah

  • Assessment notices are being mailed in August, with many delays due to the pandemic. So far, it looks like counties with delays are sticking with a mid-September appeal deadline. However, we anticipate these dates will move based on the mail date. Some counties are ahead of schedule and have already mailed. (rev 8/4/20)

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Virginia

  • Many municipalities have first installment tax bill payments due in June, usually on June 5. However, a number of municipalities are pushing the date due to COVID-19.  (rev 6/1/20)
  • Counties and cities mail assessments throughout the winter and into the spring. Not every entity reevaluates every year, so you may not be able to appeal some properties in 2020. There are various appeal deadlines in Virginia based on the entity mailing the assessment. They generally have a 30 day window to appeal to a local board. Some municipalities also allow appeals to the county board, but depending on the municipality, you may need to make an initial local appeal first. (rev 3/2/20)

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Washington

  • Many Washington counties delayed their property tax mailings due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some counties started mailing in June and should continue through the summer. Note that personal and real property assessment notices are mailed separately in Washington, so you’ll have to keep an eye on both notices as you prepare appeals. (rev 7/6/20)
  • While some counties in Washington will mail assessments in June, many have delayed mailings due to the coronavirus pandemic and resulting office closures. (rev 6/1/20)
  • First installment payments for property tax bills are due statewide at the end of April. Some counties have extended the first installment deadline to June 1 or June 15. (rev 4/1/20)
  • The statewide appeal deadline is July 1, and counties can mail out in advance of that date. Note that the appeal deadline can change if a county mails late. Normally, counties will mail in early May. (rev 3/2/20)

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West Virginia

  • Counties will begin mailing property tax bills on June 15 or July 15, depending on the county. Those bills have a discount if you pay by September 1. (rev 8/4/20)

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Wyoming

  • Mailing dates vary by county, but most counties are mailing in April with a 30 day window for appeals. (rev 4/1/20)

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