Taxes can be paid online in Escambia

Property taxes become delinquent Jan. 2

Escambia County (Ala.) Tax Collector Tim Pettis is reminding property owners that their property tax bills are due by Jan. 2, 2024 and noted taxes can be paid online or at the tax collector's office.

Property taxes were due Oct. 1 but will not be delinquent until Jan. 2. Normally, taxes are due Dec. 31, but since that date falls on a Sunday and Monday, Jan. 1 is a holiday, taxes are due Tuesday, Jan. 2 to avoid a penalty.

Pettis said his office billed out $20,513,856.04 in ad valorem taxes and as of Tuesday, about $5.4 million had been collected. He added that his office has received about...