Real Estate & Personal Property Tax
Tax bills are
mailed once a year on or soon after November 1st. Failure to receive
a tax bill does not relieve the taxpayer from payment responsibilities.
- Payment in
- If paying
tax in full, the due date is December 20th.
- Payment in
- The first
half due date is December 20th of the current year.
- The second
half due date is May 10th of the following year.
begin accruing if due dates are not met.
Tax Payments, click
here. For more information about the Kansas on-line property
tax payment selection, visit the FAQ’s section of the on-line
21st and May 9th, the first half payment plus interest can be paid.
If not paid prior to May 10th, the full tax plus interest must be
paid. The first half payment is no longer an option.
Taxes that are
due and delinquent 3 years are subject to tax foreclosure sale by
Miami County. The property is subject to
sale at public auction. Any persons owing delinquent taxes to
Miami County are not eligible to place bids.
Personal Property, Trucks, Oil and Gas
If first half
tax is not paid by December 20th, the full tax amount plus interest
is due. A Sheriff's warrant is issued for
collection on unpaid taxes. If first half tax is paid by
December 20th, the second half is due by May 10th. A
Sheriff's warrant is also issued for collection on unpaid second
half taxes . If the taxes remain unpaid by October 1st, per Kansas statute, the
District Court Clerk assesses a judgement fee.
One appeal is
allowed per parcel per tax year. The Payment Under Protest option
is available if:
- The Miami
County Appraiser has not held a value hearing (spring of the year)
on the parcel for that tax year.
- The property
has a new owner of record after the time frame for the value appeal
process in the spring.
are available in the Treasurer’s Office, or can be downloaded
in PDF format.
Chart (detailing process)
Protest forms must be completed and submitted to the Treasurer’s Office
by December 20th, either with the payment or having at least first
half tax being paid by December 20th. After that deadline, any
protest must be filed at the time taxes are paid (if an escrow
agent pays the taxes in full by December 20th, the form must be
filed by January 31st). The form must be signed. Missing signatures
may delay and possibly even void the filing of the protest.
- A Declaration
of Representation form is required if someone is
acting on behalf of the owner of record in these proceedings.
of the completed form(s) the Miami
County Appraiser’s Office will contact the owner / representative
to schedule an informal hearing.
All tax roll
changes are initiated by the Appraiser’s
Office. Upon the Treasurer’s Office receiving the change order,
a corrected tax statement is issued. If a reduction in tax results
in an over-payment, a refund will be issued from the Treasurer’s
Tax rolls are
retained permanently. Per Miami County Fee Schedule (R02-02-020);
fees and costs shall be assessed to the party requesting any public