The due date for the first half of the 2021 real estate taxes is Monday.
All veteran’s relief, and tax relief for the elderly and disabled have been applied to the bills before they were printed and mailed.
If anyone has received tax relief and has a balance due, Treasurer Ruth S. Oakes said be sure to pay the balance on time to avoid losing tax relief.
Post office postmarks are the official dates to determine if a payment is late or on time. Under state law, a 10% penalty and a 10% per year daily interest charge will be added to all unpaid taxes.
Taxpayers are asked to keep the second payment for the Dec. 6 installment since they will not receive a second bill for the remainder of their annual tax.
“You may mail both installments if you wish and pay your entire tax bill in full by June 7. If you…