Information on property taxes statements & payments, tax sales and credits from the Lee County Treasurer's Office.

  Lee County Treasurer - Real Estate Taxes

Property Tax Statements & Payments:
Tax statements are mailed to all property owners and mobile home owners once a year in the month of August.
First half taxes are due by September 30 and second half by March 31.
Payments must be received in the Treasurerís office or postmarked by the due date to avoid penalties.
The late penalty is 1.5% per month per parcel, rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

Tax Sale:
All unpaid taxes will be offered at tax sale on the third Monday in June.
If sold at tax sale, the interest cost increases to 2% per month.
If the owner does not redeem after one year and nine months, the tax sale purchaser may start proceedings to take deed to the property.

You may apply for a tax credit to reduce the amount of taxes due if your household yearly income is less than $21,698 and you are over the age of 65 or totally disabled and over the age of 18.
Forms are available at the County Treasurerís Office after January 1.
Tax Credit Forms must be filed in the Treasurerís Office by June 1 of the current year.

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