Notices mailed for tax

Property taxes will be past due Jan. 2

Tax notices were mailed out to Escambia County (Ala.) property owners last Thursday and are due Jan. 3, 2023 to avoid any penalties and fees.

By law, property taxes are due Dec. 31, but since Dec. 31 falls on a Saturday the deadline is extended to Monday, Jan. 2. If tax bills are paid through the mail they must be postmarked by Jan. 2 or before to avoid penalties.

Tax Collector Tim Pettis said his office sent out tax notices totaling $19.5 million this year compared to $18.1 million last year for about a $1.4 million increase due to increases in property values.

Pettis noted that personal...

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