Tax bills will be mailed Monday to more than 53,000 owners of Columbia County property.
Tax Commissioner Kay Allen said that the window to file an appeal of property tax assessments passed in June and that property taxes are due to her office by Nov. 15.
"We still have some appeals that have not yet been settled, but ... the time for filing appeals is gone," she said.
This year, a record 53,392 bills will be sent seeking a record $92,469,863 in property tax revenue, according to a county news release.
Allen said about 92 percent of property owners pay their bills on time. Taxpayers who fail to pay before the deadline will be assessed a penalty of 1 percent per month.
An additional 10 percent penalty will be levied after 90 days, according to the news release.
The county's tax digest grew in value by about 15 percent, according to the tax assessor's office.
Allen said most property owners should receive their bills by the end of the month. If a bill is not received by then, she said taxpayers should contact her office to make sure they receive a bill in time to pay by the deadline.
Property taxes can be paid in person at the tax commissioner's office on the second floor of Building C at the Columbia County Government Center on Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans. Tax drop boxes are at the government center campus.
Taxpayers can pay their bills online at the county Web site, www.columbiacountyga.gov, or by phone at (866) 381-4893. Taxes paid electronically are subject to service fees.
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