Property Tax - Deliquency date

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Property Tax - Deliquency date

Post by FB01 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:54 pm

Hi,

I got my property tax bill. It says Due date Nov 1st and Deliquent after Dec 10th.

Does that mean that I can pay the amount anytime before Dec 10th and I will not be charged any penalty or I need to pay the amount before Nov 1st to not charge any penalty?

Not sure what does Deliquency date mean.

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Re: Property Tax - Deliquency date

Post by jlyonmn » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:20 pm

This just means that they need to have the payment by December 10th. They will assess penalties and/or interest after that date.

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Post by LadyGeek » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:52 pm

This thread is now in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (taxes).

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Re: Property Tax - Deliquency date

Post by kaneohe » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:32 pm

sounds like CA........if it is, I have routinely mailed it in first wk in Dec for decades and no problems.
I think the fine print says they even do it using the postmark date like the Feds do for income tax..........but I've
read that not all mail gets postmarked so it might be a bit risky to really push the deadline w/ postmark.

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Post by denovo » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:34 pm

FB01 wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:54 pm
Hi,

I got my property tax bill. It says Due date Nov 1st and Deliquent after Dec 10th.

Does that mean that I can pay the amount anytime before Dec 10th and I will not be charged any penalty.....
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Post by dknightd » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:41 pm

I'd pay by Nov 1. That way if there is a problem in the future they look at your record and give you a pass.

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Post by CAsage » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:06 pm

You are penalty free until December 10, 2018. Give yourself a little grace period; I plan to try the online payment system to directly debit my checking account around 12/1/2018.
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Re: Property Tax - Deliquency date

Post by basspond » Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:19 am

That is the payment deadline to avoid any penalty or interest fees.

On a side note I feel for citizens of states that don’t have a deadline in late January that would give their customers an opportunity to pay taxes in either year.

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Re: Property Tax - Deliquency date

Post by Afty » Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:24 am

I see this as a slightly underhanded way for the state to earn a little interest on these property tax payments. The 2nd payment is "due" on Feb 1 but delinquent after April 10. That's kind of ridiculous.

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Re: Property Tax - Deliquency date

Post by camillus » Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:29 am

Delaying payment until January would allow you to pay two years' property tax in one year for purposes of clumping itemized deductions.

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Post by HueyLD » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:54 am

kaneohe wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:32 pm
sounds like CA........if it is, I have routinely mailed it in first wk in Dec for decades and no problems.
I think the fine print says they even do it using the postmark date like the Feds do for income tax..........but I've
read that not all mail gets postmarked so it might be a bit risky to really push the deadline w/ postmark.
Our property tax payments also has two dates: a due date and a penalty date.

I pay online two days before the penalty date. I prefer online payments because I receive an instant acknowledgement with date and time stamp.

I do it a couple of days early because the online payment system was down once and it was not a pleasant experience.

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Re: Property Tax - Deliquency date

Post by Nowizard » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:08 am

Ours comes the first of October and is delinquent in February which gives time to pay prior year taxes or double up in a given year.

Tim

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