2016 Calendar of Events

JANUARY

  • Local tax collectors begin turning over delinquent accounts to Tax Claims Bureau.
  • A 25.00 bureau costs is added at this time.
  • Taxes that have been delinquent 2 years become absolute and will be exposed to sale if not paid in full or in agreement by the date of the Upset Sale. (i.e.: 2014 taxes will be exposed to Upset Sale in 2016)
  • Sale preparation begins for 2016 Judicial Sale

 

FEBRUARY

  • Reminders are sent 1st class mail to property owners for prior 2015 delinquent taxes only. 

 

MARCH

  • March 1, 2016—interest begins on 2015 delinquent taxes.

 

APRIL

  • April 1- Return & Claim Notices are mailed via Certified Mail.
  • A $7.00 mailing fee is charged at this time.
  • April 13, 2016 – Rule Returnable Hearing for Judicial Sale 9:15 AM Courtroom #1.
  • April 16, 2016 – Advertisement for May Judicial Sale.

 

MAY

  • May 19, 2016 – Tentative Date for Judicial Sale.
  • May 31, 2015-All agreements for 2013 tax year should be paid in full by this date. 
  • May 31, 2015-New agreements for 2014 delinquent taxes should be started to avoid additional fees.

 

JUNE

  • June 1, 2016 - Sale costs are added to any 2014 account that is not paid in full or in an agreement. 
  • ($75.00 Preparation Fee plus $11.00 Restricted Certified Mailing Fee for each additional deeded name)
  • Upset Sale notices are mailed via Certified Mail Restricted Delivery

 

JULY

  • July 29, 2016—Deadline to avoid Publication & Posting fees. 

 

August

  • $125.00 Advertising cost is added plus $35.00 posting cost. 
  • Posting of Upset Sale Properties begins
  • August 13, 2016—Publication of Upset Sale Properties will be made 30 days prior to Sale.

 

SEPTEMBER

  • September 15, 2016—(TENTATIVE) UPSET SALE
  • Final reminder letters will be mailed at least ten days prior to sale date.
  • The Bureau may adjourn or continue the sale to no later than December 31.
  • A property may be removed from the sale only if taxes & costs are paid in full or are under agreement prior to the sale.

 

OCTOBER

  • Confirmation Nisi is returned-owners of properties that were sold in Upset Sale have 30 days from this date to contest sale.
  • OCTOBER 27, 2016-Tenative date for Repository Sale.

 

DECEMBER

  • ALL 2016 TAXES ARE DUE TO LOCAL TAX COLLECTORS BY DECEMBER 31, 2016 BEFORE THEY BECOME DELINQUENT.