Income Fee proclaims property tax notices for 2022 – The Andalusia Star-Information

Income Fee proclaims property tax notices for 2022

Revealed 7:30 am Monday, August 15, 2022

The Covington County Income Commissioner and employees challenge $13.3 million {dollars} to be disbursed to all entities for the 2022 tax yr. This is a rise of 11 % from 2021.

The rise in taxes is calculated primarily based on the State of Alabama mandated reappraisal of property in Covington County, in addition to a state sale ratio research for gross sales occurring in Covington County throughout 2021. Reappraisal of values happens each 4 years per the State of Alabama. Trending sale ratio research are performed yearly by the State of Alabama to make sure appraised values keep inside a specified vary of actual property gross sales in every space.

Covington County’s annual property tax notices will likely be mailed Oct. 1, 2022. Property tax funds could be made Oct. 1, 2022, by way of Dec. 31, 2022, to keep away from penalties and charges. Fee needs to be made by way of the U.S. Postal Service or on-line at, in addition to the courthouse workplace. There’s a 2.35 % price for all credit score/debit card transactions. No funds could be made previous to Oct. 1 annually.

Residents who’re receiving the “Over 65” Homestead exemptions can count on their purposes within the mail the primary week of October. Different residents who could also be eligible for this exemption, might inquire on the evaluation home windows contained in the courthouse workplace. Any property proprietor who will likely be 65 as of Oct. 1, 2022, might apply to have this exemption added for the subsequent tax yr. These purposes have to be accomplished and returned to the Income Commissioner’s workplace by Dec. 31, 2022, to make sure the exemption is correctly utilized.

Any new home-owner who needs so as to add a homestead exemption to their residence should join this exemption previous to Dec. 31, 2022.

Property homeowners who’ve made any modifications to their deed might want to examine to make sure all of the exemptions they’re certified for are nonetheless in place after the change. Taxpayers may inquire about present use for parcels of 6 acres or extra the place properties are current, or 5 acres or extra on vacant acreage.

For data or questions contact the Income Fee workplace at 334-428-2540 or ship an e mail to Chuck Patterson at

“We stay up for serving the individuals of Covington County this tax season,” representatives of the workplace mentioned.

Mailing Deal with:
Covington County Income Fee
1 North Court docket Sq.
Andalusia, AL 36420
Make checks payable to Covington County Income Fee.

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