2019 City Property Taxes Due This Month; City Hall To Open On Feb. 29

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Chattanooga 2019 property taxes are due at the end of the month and the Treasurer’s Office in City Hall will be open Saturday, Feb. 29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to accept tax payments. 

Property owners can pay taxes multiple ways:

The easiest is paying online at chattanooga.gov with a credit or debit card. Please note that electronic payment are subject to fees of 2.49 percent. 
Payments can be mailed in and must be postmarked no later than Feb.

29. You can send your payments to City Treasurer P.O. Box 191, Chattanooga, Tn. 37401-0191.
Lastly, payments can be accepted in person: 
o City Treasurer’s Office, 101 E 11th St, Room 100, Chattanooga, Tn. 37402-4285
? Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
? Saturday, Feb. 29, 9 a.m.01 p.m.
o First Horizon Bank, any location in Hamilton County
? If paying at a First Horizon institute, an original full tax bill complete with the barcode must be presented in order for payment to be processed. 

If you did not receive your 2019 property tax bill, a payment is still required on or before Feb. 29. According to State law, property owners are not relieved from making timely payments even if they did not receive a property tax bill. If a property owner did not receive their tax bill, they can download a statement by visiting www.chattanooga.gov/finance.  

Property taxes that remain unpaid on March 1 or later will be subject to a 1.5 percent interest fee. It is important to note that the Treasurer’s Office is restricted from waiving interest resulting from late payments. 

Customers may experience a longer wait than usual if they decide to pay in person. 

“We are more than happy to assist our customers who visit our offices,” said Tanikia Jackson, interim city treasurer. “However, due to the volume of customers at this very busy time of year, we do ask for patience as we serve each customer with their transactions.”

If you have questions, email the Treasurer's Office at ptax@chattanooga.gov or call 423-643-7262 between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Property owners that are past due in March may receive a reminder letter from the City of Chattanooga’s Treasurer Office.


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