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Property Tax Payment Options

Note:  Delinquent property taxes cannot be paid on-line.


Pay Property Tax On-line
Pay Property Tax On-line  

On-line Property Tax Payment Options
Property Tax Due Dates/Late Payment Penalties & Mobile Home Tax Due Dates /Late Payment Penalties

Payment Option

Description of Payment Option
Electronic Payment (e-Check)
($ 1.59 Fee)
Electronic payment using an e-Check constitutes a request for funds to be transferred from your specified bank account to Clay County via the Automated Clearing House (ACH) system.  You will be asked for your check routing and account numbers, check number, and bank name.  A convenience fee of $1.59 is charged for this option, which is retained by the service Link2Gov. 

The following check types are prohibited when paying taxes online: 

  • Line of credit check
  • Credit card cash advance check
  • Check drawn on an ACH-blocked checking account.

Please do not submit a payment with one of these checks; it will be returned and your payment will not be valid.

eCheck

Credit Card Payment
(2.60 % Fee With a Minimum Fee of $3.95)

The credit card option allows you to pay your property taxes using your credit card.  The following credit cards are accepted:  Discover® Card, MasterCard®, VISA® and American Express®.  You will be asked for your credit card number, expiration month, expiration year and card identification number.  A convenience fee of 2.60 %, with a minimum fee of $3.95, is charged for this option, which is retained by the service provider Link2Gov.

Discover® Card MasterCard® VISA® American Express®

The process for paying property tax on-line includes:

  • Searching for your property by parcel number or address

    Note:  If you choose to print the tax statement, the statement is
    in the Portable Document Format (PDF).  To view and print the PDF version, you need the free Adobe® Acrobat® Reader software.

  • Selecting to pay by eCheck or Credit Card

  • Providing requested information for payment option chosen

Upon completion of the on-line property tax payment process, a confirmation screen will be displayed and a confirmation e-mail (e-mail receipt) will be sent to the payer.

 

 Conventional Property Tax Payment Options
Property Tax Due Dates/Late Payment Penalties & Mobile Home Tax Due Dates /Late Payment Penalties

Payment Method

Description of Payment Method
Direct Payment

Note:  You may enroll at any time; however, it is important that you enroll at least 3 weeks prior to an upcoming payment date in order to be included in direct payment for that date.

Direct Debit Enrollment Information

You may sign up to participate in Clay County's Direct Payment Plan for Real Estate Taxes.  Your checking or savings account will then be automatically debited the amount of your tax payment.  The debit will take place on May 15 and October or November 15 (whichever is applicable).  If this date falls on a weekend, your account will be debited on the next business day.  After signing up for the Direct Payment Plan, you will continue to be automatically debited the amount of your tax payment until you notify the Clay County Treasurer's Office that you wish to withdraw.
By U.S. Mail or Special Delivery Service Your payment must be postmarked on or before the due date to be considered paid on time.  A penalty for late payment will be applied if the envelope is postmarked after the due date.  Payment must be in U.S. dollars by money order, check or draft from a U.S. bank or U.S. branch.  The draft or check must have the bank’s coded transit number along the bottom edge.  Payments not meeting these requirements cannot be accepted since substantial collection fees will be charged by the banks involved. 

Checks should be made payable to Clay County Treasurer.

In Person You may pay your Clay County property tax in person at the Clay County Treasurer’s OfficeA penalty for late payment will be applied if the payment is made after the due date. Payment must be in U.S. dollars by money order, check or draft from a U.S. bank or U.S. branch.  The draft or check must have the bank’s coded transit number along the bottom edge.  Payments not meeting these requirements cannot be accepted since substantial collection fees will be charged by the banks involved.
Your financial institutions on-line check writing/bill pay service Contact your financial institution for information regarding this potential option.
Escrow Your lending institution may be escrowing your taxes for you.  This means that you are paying a portion of your property tax in every payment you make to them.  Your tax money is kept in a special escrow account.  The escrow agent is responsible for paying your property taxes by the due date.  Contact your mortgage company or lending institution if you have questions regarding escrowing.

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