Property owners that participated in the split or half payment option to pay 2014 taxes will soon receive the second payment coupon letter. The second and final payment must be postmarked by June 30 to avoid costly penalties and interest.
Payment may also be made in person, deposited in a yellow GCTO drop boxes located outside of all full time branch locations or pay online via e-check or credit card at www.galcotax.com. The Galveston, League City, Texas City and Santa Fe Tax Office branches are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A satellite office is open in Friendswood every Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed Noon to 1:00) and the Crystal Beach office is open the third Tuesday each month from 7 to 3 (closed Noon to 1:00). You may also pay with a credit card via the telephone by calling 1-866-865-1433 (English) and 1-866-865-1435 (Spanish). A 2.5% fee is charge for credit payments and $1 for electronic check.
For additional information, contact the Property Tax Department of the Galveston County Tax Office toll free at 1-877-766-2284 or 1-409-766-2481.