The last day for disaster, senior, disabled person and vet third quarter installment for 2016 property taxes is due by May 31. Also, the second half of the split or half payment installment is due June 30. Avoid hefty penalty and interest and make those payments on time!
Payments may be mailed or left in GCTO drop boxes, paid online (www.galcotax.com) via electronic check ($1 bank fee) or credit card (2.5% merchant fee) or credit card via telephone (toll free) at 1-866-865-1433 (English) or 1-866-865-1435 (Spanish). Tax Office branches are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday in Galveston, League City, Santa Fe and Texas City. For directions or actual locations, please call (toll free) 1-877-766-2284.
And, very important information for all property owners experiencing property value increases. Do not miss the opportunity to call the Galveston Central Appraisal District to schedule an appointment with an appraiser for an informal conference or mail that protest form before May 31! Protest your property value today! For more information, go to www.galcotax.com and, under the Press Releases and Important Information link, download the 2017 Protest Handbook and spreadsheet. In any event, call 409-935-1980 to schedule your appointment with an appraiser!