Tax Bills are Mailed during the FIRST TWO weeks in November every year. The First Half are due December 20th, or the first workday if the 20th falls on a weekend. For 2018 first half taxes are due December 20th. The Second Half are due May 10th of the following year. Payment stubs for both the December & May payments are on the statement mailed in November. SECOND HALF NOTICES ARE NOT SENT. Receipts are mailed or e-mailed only upon request.
After December 20th and Until May 10th, the first half payment plus interest can be paid. If not paid by May 10th, the full tax plus interest must be paid. If taxes go unpaid for 3 years, property becomes subject to tax foreclosure sale by the County. The property will be sold at auction. The interest rate on delinquent real property taxes beginning in 2018 will be 10% for late payments under $10,000 and 15% for real estate of $10,000 or more.
After December 20th, Personal Property taxes are due plus interest. Full unpaid personal property taxes are sent to the Sheriff for collection in March. If the first half taxes are paid in December, the second half is due May 10th. Second half unpaid personal property taxes are sent to the Sheriff for collection in August.
Three Methods of Payment: MUST HAVE REMITTANCE STUB FOR ALL FORMS OF PAYMENT 1.    Mail in Check or Money Order, made out to “Sherman County Treasurer”, with the appropriate remittance stub from your tax statement attached. There is a return included with your tax statement. To have a receipt mailed or e-mailed, please check the appropriate box on the remittance stub. 2.    Hand deliver check, money order or cash to our office. Please bring the appropriate remittance stub from your tax statement with you to the office. 3.    Pay with a Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or e-check. There are additional fees that apply. The fee is charged by the credit card vendor and is added to the total of your tax transactions. Provide your tax ID number for proper credit. 4.    Pay Online at: You will need your tax statement number of Tax ID.
You must file a Payment Under Protest and have a Hearing with the Appraisers Office. All changes to the Tax Bill are issued by the Sherman County Appraiser. The Treasurer’s Office receives this information and issues corrected tax bill. Reductions will be reflected on the second half payment if taxes were not paid in full. A refund will be issued if the taxes were paid in full and there is a reduction.