Legislation Sent to Governor Would Allow for Deferral of Summer Taxes for Some

A new bill could push back property tax payments for those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic or last month’s flooding.

The typical deadline for summer property taxes is September 14.

It would be moved to March 2021 under this legislation

Interest would not start until June.

Another bill would give short-term financing to local governments who’ve had budgets impacted by the later tax payments.

Both have been sent to the governor’s desk for her signature.

The state Treasury Department says they oppose the “unworkable” proposal and will continue conversations.

 

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