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Your property taxes may increase due to an increase in your effective tax rate. Tax rates may increase due to levies that are passed by election in your jurisdiction. Your taxes may also increase when there is an increase in the appraised value of your property.
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The first half collection is due February 17, 2023. The second half will be due July 14, 2023. View the Real Estate Taxes Collection Timeline (PDF) for more information about due dates.
There are several payment options and ways to pay available. View the Payment Options page.
According to Ohio law, all change of mailing address requests must be submitted in writing to the Montgomery County Treasurer. If you wish to change the mailing address for real estate tax bills, please fill out the Change of Address form.
Property taxes in Montgomery County are billed one entire year in arrears, therefore the 1st half bill is for the calendar time of January through June of the year prior and the 2nd half bill is for the calendar time July through December of the year prior.Mobile Home property taxes are billed in the actual calendar year. Further questions regarding manufactured homes can be addressed at (937) 225-5255.
The Treasurer's Office offers a Pre-Payment Plan available to taxpayers who do not have past-due taxes. This plan allows taxpayers to prepay their taxes with monthly billing. You can choose to mail in your payment or have it withdrawn from your account. If you are interested in a pre-payment plan, please complete the online Pre-Payment Application.
All information about payment options and the different charges associated with them can be found on the Payment Options page.
In the State of Ohio, real estate taxes are based upon the appraised value of the property. Counties, cities, towns, villages, school districts, and special districts each raise money through real estate taxes. Governments have the ability to levy taxes upon land located within their jurisdiction. The money collected from taxes funds schools, pays for police and fire protection, maintains roads, and supports community services such as libraries and parks.
Please visit How to Read Your Tax Bill. If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact Taxpayer Services at 937-225-4010, Option 1.
Prepayment coupons are mailed to enrolled taxpayers at the beginning of March and the beginning of August.
Contact your mortgage company to make them aware that you received a copy of your tax bill. If they are responsible for paying your tax bill, they will request a copy from our office and pay the taxes.
You can file an appeal with the Auditor's Office Board of Revision. You can request the application be mailed to you by calling 937-496-6856. The application must be filed between January 2 and March 31. All complaints filed with the Board of Revision are investigated and formal hearings may be held to solicit testimony. It is the responsibility of the property owner to justify their complaint. The Board of Revision has the authority to increase or decrease property valuation.
If the value of your property decreased, your taxes may still increase based on an increase of the effective tax rate. This tax rate is changed based on levies that pass in the jurisdiction where your property is located.
No. There is no discount for paying your full year tax bill in February. The difference between the first and second half amounts are assessments. Some assessments are paid on the first half tax bill only and not added on the second half tax bill.
You may contact the Montgomery County Auditor's office at 937-225-4326 or visit the Auditor's website for more detailed information. After entering your parcel information and selecting the specific parcel you are researching, click on the Levy Distribution menu item
If you pay your real estate taxes through an escrow plan with your mortgage company, the amount withheld will appear on the 1099 form sent to you by your mortgage company. If you do not have financial records of payments you have made for real estate taxes, please call our office at 937-225-4010, Option 1. The Treasurer's office does not automatically mail out this information. You must call to request an itemization of payments made on real estate taxes.
The Treasurer's Office offers delinquent payment plans. Property owners entering into a monthly payment contract become current on their property taxes by paying toward all new taxes while paying off prior delinquent taxes, all without accruing additional interest and penalty. Please come to the Treasurer's Office or call the office at 937-225-4010, Option 2 to speak with a Delinquency Specialist.
A 10% penalty is applied to all unpaid first-half payments not paid in full by February 17, 2023, and second-half payments not paid in full by July 14, 2023.
You will receive your coupons when you set up your plan in the Treasurer's Office. You may request new coupons if needed. You will receive the next set of coupons in August.
Montgomery County property owners have a duty and obligation to pay Real Estate Taxes. Real Estate Taxes are an important funding source for local schools and governments. Property owners who do not pay their taxes pass this responsibility to those who do pay their taxes. The Tax Lien Sale provides immediate funding of past due tax dollars to the agencies that rely on property tax funds.
To see if you lien has been released:1. Click here and enter your property information. 2. Look under the "Master Information" section of your property. If lien sold is still listed, your lien has not been released regardless of if you have paid the lien holder.
If a tax lien has been sold, you need to make arrangements with the lien holder to make payments. You cannot make payments on a lien through the Treasurer's office. Please visit this link to see which company purchased the lien, and their contact information.
The Semi-Annual Property Charge is a charge for solid waste services. Any questions can be directed to 937-225-4901.
The Homestead Reduction Program is available to any property owner age 65 or older OR any property owner who is totally and permanently disabled. Only owner-occupied (your primary residence) properties are eligible for the reduction. View the Homestead page to find more information on this program.