1 Week Left For Taxpayers To Pay Property Taxes Without Interest And Penalty

Friday, February 21, 2014

The Hamilton County Trustee is reminding taxpayers that Feb. 28 will be the last day to pay their 2013 property taxes without interest and penalty. The normal office hours are Monday-Friday, from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Trustee will be extending office hours during the last two weeks of February. As an added convenience for the taxpayer the courthouse office and the Bonny Oaks office will be open Saturday, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Feb. 28, from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The Trustee will have a payment center at the Home Show located in the trade center and will be accepting payments by check only on the 28th from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Taxpayers can also pay their taxes at any of the First Tennessee Bank branches as well as on-line at hamiltontn.gov/trustee.  The on-line payments will be processed by a third party processer and will include a convenience fee of 2.75% 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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