Personal Property Tax

Personal Property tax accounts are established with the Office of the Commissioner of Revenue. The assessments are based on personal property owned on January 1st of the taxable year.

The Personal Property Tax Relief Act of 2005 provides that the tax on the first $20,000 of the value of a personal car, motorcycle, and pickup or panel truck under 7,501 pounds, which is a qualifying vehicle, has been reduced by 26.3% this year. Please contact your local Commissioner of Revenue or Treasurer with any questions.
Tax Rate - $3.45 per $100.00 on PPTR (26.3%) assessed value Taxable Year 2023
Due Date - December 5th, 2023

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Joanne Carden, Treasurer/Chief FOIA Officer
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