Trustee Offering Extended Hours, Flexible Pay Plan Prior To Feb. 28 Tax Deadline

Friday, February 01, 2013

The Hamilton County Trustee is reminding taxpayers that Feb. 28 will be the last day to pay their 2012 property taxes without Interest and penalty.

The normal office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. The trustee will be extending office hours during the last weeks of February.

As an added convenience for the taxpayer, the Courthouse Office and the Bonny Oaks Office will be open Saturday, Feb.

23, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and the Courthouse Office will be open Feb. 28 from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Trustee Bill Hullander said taxpayers can also pay their taxes at any of the First Tennessee Bank branches as well as online at hamiltontn.gov/trustee. The online payments will be processed by a third party processer and will include a convenience fee of 2.75 percent of the total taxes paid.

As an added convenience for the taxpayer, the trustee has a Flexible Payment Plan available. Taxpayers wanting to participate in the payment plan can call the office at 423-209-7270 and 423-893-3575.


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