Pima County Treasurer Collects Property Taxes
Find Out More About The Pima County Treasurer And FAQ’s
The Pima County Treasurer is an elected official. The Pima County Treasurer servers a four year term. The duties of the Pima County Treasurer’s Office covers the receipt, management and disbursement of public funds. The Pima County Treasure is also responsible for the collection, management and distribution of property taxes levied by various units of local government.
The Mission Statement of the Pima County Treasurer is:
“To provide the most efficient and professional banking and tax collection services possible for Pima County, its political subdivisions and the taxpayers of Pima County.”
Some of the Frequently Asked Questions of the Pima County Treasurer are:
How do I find out how much I owe for property taxes?
You can easily use the Pima County Treasurer office website to find your taxes. Information is available for the current tax year for your real property and personal property taxes.
To access the information you will need the state code (book-map-parcel number) for real property or reference number for personal property. The tax year needs to be entered as 4 digits. For example “2012”. The date must also be entered using a 4 digit year. If you’d like tax information for a prior year you will need to contact the Pima County Treasurer office directly.
Please note that there may be additional charges that are not currently reflected on the Pima County Treasurer site. If you do not know your state code or reference number, use the Property Search option. If you cannot find your property contact the Pima County Treasurer directly or the Pima County Assessor’s Office at (520) 724-8630.
When do residents receive tax bills?
All tax statements for the current year are mailed in mid-September. The mailing includes coupons for the 1st and 2nd installments. This will be the only statement you will receive except in cases where ones taxes are delinquent. Delinquent tax statements are sent by mail in August and January for Real Property Taxes and in June for Unsecured Personal Property Taxes.
When do taxes need to be paid?
Most property taxes are payable in 2 installments. The 1st installment is due October 1st. If not paid by that date the taxes becomes delinquent November 1st at 5:00PM.
The second installment is due March 1st. If not paid by that date, the taxes are considered delinquent on May 1st at 5:00 PM. Should the tax be $100 or less, they become due and payable in full October 1st. If not paid by that date the taxes are considered delinquent November 1st at 5:00 PM.
Should you decide to pay both installments by December 31st, any interest that may have accrued after November 1st is waived. Nevertheless, the first installment is legally considered delinquent should it be made after November 1st. In the event any of the delinquency dates fall on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the time of delinquency is 5:00 PM the next business day.
What time period do my taxes cover?
The tax liability covers the calendar year, from January through December. The 1st installment on that liability is due by November 1. The second installment is due by May 1 even though this date is in the following tax year.
Taxes fund the various jurisdictions over their fiscal year. These are usually from July 1 thru June 30.
What if a taxpayer believes their taxes are Incorrect?
The Pima County Treasurer cannot change the amount of one’s tax unless directed to make the change by the Pima County Board of Supervisors. If a person believe their taxes are incorrect the Pima County Assessor’s Office Assessed Valuation can initiate a correction. Typically, errors in classification, exemption amount or a property was assessed a tax for an incorrect political subdivision will be addressed.
The Pima County Treasurer will make the change once the instuction is received from the Board of Supervisors. The Pima County Treasure typically recommends making payment of the tax amount in question. If you not pay the tax due and the correction is made after the delinquency date, you will be charged interest on the unpaid amount.
If you pay the incorrect amount and your tax is corrected to a lowered amount, the Pima County Treasurer will refund you the overpayment of tax. In addition, interest will be paid at the prevailing rate established by the Arizona Department of Revenue. Should your taxes be increased, you is allowed 60 days to pay the higher amount of tax without interest. Any balance owed on the original amount will be charged interest.
Where is the Pima County Treasurer Office Located?
The Treasurer’s Office is located in downtown City of Tucson
115 N. Church, Tucson Arizona.
The office is on the south side of the Old Courthouse on the first floor.
The Pima County Treasurer contact number is (520) 740-8341.
What are the Pima County Treasurer Office Hours?
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM MST.
Pima County Treasurer office is closed for all Federal Holidays.
What are the Directions and Driving Instructions?
From I-10 and West Congress Street
Go East on West Congress Street to
North Chruch Street, Go South (Right ) to Address.
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