The Effingham County Treasurer’s office has announced that they have made the second distribution of 2014 payable 2015 property taxes. An amount of $16,323,088.87 was distributed to 86 taxing bodies. Among those taxing bodies receiving the distribution are Effingham County, the City of Effingham, county school districts, and Lake Land College. To date, 92.5% of the total tax extended has been distributed.
Certified letters for all delinquent taxes need to be mailed by Friday, November 6th. If still unpaid at that time, a $10 certified letter fee will be added to the balance due.
The next step in the tax collection cycle will be the publication of all unpaid taxes. To avoid publication, property taxes must be paid by Friday, November 20th.