Feb. 28 Is Last Day To Pay 2017 Property Taxes Without Interest

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Hamilton County Trustee Bill Hullander is reminding taxpayers that Feb. 28, will be the last day to pay the 2017 property taxes without interest.  

The normal office hours are Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. Mr. Hullander will be extending office hours during the last week of February. As an added convenience for the taxpayer the Courthouse Office and the Preservation Drive Office will be open on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and Feb. 28, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Taxpayers may pay their taxes at any of the First Tennessee Bank branches with an original bill 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 2.39% of the total taxes paid. The taxpayers that prefer to mail the tax payment will need to be postmarked no later than Feb. 28, to avoid additional interest charges.

All inquiries may be directed to 423 209-7270.

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