Saturday, May 27, 2017
Cleveland County, OK

Cleveland County Treasurer
Jim Reynolds

Cleveland County Treasurer
201 S Jones Suite 100
Norman,Ok
73069

   
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Here are the Catagories for Frequently Asked Questions.

Click on a Catagory to see questions and answers.

 

Protesting Taxes
Tax Payment Options
Annual Tax Statements
Property Tax Research/History
Amount of Taxes/How They are Calculated
Delinquent Taxes
Apportionment Of Tax Dollars
Tax Forms
TaxWarrants

Tax Levys
Miscellaneous

 

 

 

PROTESTING TAXES     BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    WHEN AND HOW DO I PROTEST IF I BELIEVE MY TAXES
            ARE TOO HIGH OR I WAS UNFAIRLY ASSESSED?

            State Law is clear on when and how property and
            personal taxes can be appealed.  All protests must be
            submitted through the County Assessor's Office.
            You can find more information on the subject by visiting
            their website at
www.clevelandcountyassessor.us

 

TAX PAYMENT OPTIONS      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    CAN I PAY MY TAXES VIA PHONE OR ONLINE?

            Yes!  You can pay via phone by calling 1-866-518-2297,
            You may pay online
by clicking here.
            Point & Pay charges a convenience fee of 2.4%
            for credit cards and Mastercard Debits, a $3.95 fee for                       Visa debit cards.  Electronic Check fee $2.00 (online only).

 

    2)   WHY ARE THERE FEES ASSOCIATED WITH USING A
          CREDIT CARD OR DEBIT CARD TO PAY TAXES?

           State Law does not allow counties to profit from or incur
           expenses in regards to Credit/Debit card payments.  Point &            Pay is an independent 3rd party that receives all fees
           for services of online/phone payments.

 

    3)   CAN PAYMENTS BE MADE WITH CASH,
           CHECK OR A CREDIT CARD?

           Yes, current taxes may be paid with any of
           these methods cash, certified funds, personal check,
           and/or credit card.
           936's can only be paid with cash, cashiers
           check or money order.  936's cannot be
           paid with personal checks or credit cards.

 

    4)   WHERE DO I MAIL TAX PAYMENTS TO?

           201 S. Jones Ave, Suite 100, Norman, OK 73069

 

    5)   WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

           We are located on the West side of the Cleveland
           County Courthouse, 201 S. Jones Ave, Norman, OK.
          
Click this link for specific directions to our office.

 

    6)    WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS OF BUSINESS?

            Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Holidays.
            For after hours convenience we have a
drop box located
            curbside, north of the Courthouse.

 

    7)    CAN I PREPRAY MY TAXES?
            
            With exception for those required to fill out a 936R
            mobile home form, Personal and Property taxes may not
            be prepaid.

 

 ANNUAL TAX STATEMENTS      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)   TO WHOM AND WHERE ARE THEY MAILED?
           
            Tax statements are mailed to the owner of record at the
            address listed on the Warranty Deed, unless otherwise
            requested.

 

    2)   HOW DO I CHANGE THE NAME ON THE ACCOUNT?
   
            To make changes to the owner of records name, a new
            Deed must be filed.

 

    3)    HOW DO I VERIFY THE ADDRESS WHERE
            THE STATEMENTS ARE MAILED?

            You can verify an address by clicking this link.

 

    4)   HOW DO I CHANGE THE ADDRESS
           WHERE THE STATEMENTS ARE MAILED?

           You can update the mailing address
           via email, U.S. mail, or phone.

           Send us your change information including
           your name and account number by
           clicking
here countyreasurer@ClevelandCountyOK.com.           

           You can also download a
           
Change of Address Form.
           This form needs to be mailed to
           201 S Jones Ste. 100
           Norman, Ok 73069

           Or call our office at
           405-366-0217 to update your address.

 

   5)   WHEN ARE ANNUAL TAX STATEMENTS MAILED?

           Tax statements are mailed the latter half of November.

 

    6)   IF I DO NOT RECEIVE A STATEMENT,
           AM I STILL OBLIGATED TO PAY THE TAXES?

           Yes.  State law requires taxpayers to
           pay all taxes even if a statement is never received,
           without exception.
O.S. Title 68, Section 2913.

 

    7)   WHEN ARE MY TAXES DUE?

           Payment on current year's taxes must be postmarked
           or paid before January 1st.

 

    8)   DO I HAVE TO PAY THE FULL AMOUNT
           OF MY TAX BEFORE JANUARY 1ST?

           On amounts exceeding $25.00 Taxpayers may elect
           to pay one half of their tax prior to Jan 1st,
           and the balance prior to April 1st. *When choosing
           this method it is essential that the first payment
           meet or exceed one half of the tax, to the penny.

 

    9)   I HAVE ESCROW THROUGH A MORTGAGE COMPANY
           AND THEY NORMALLY PAY MY TAX BILL,
           WHY DO I RECEIVE A STATEMENT?   

           State law requires statement to be mailed
           to taxpayers last known address.
           O.S. TITLE 68 SECTION 2915

 

    10)  HOW CAN I KNOW FOR SURE THAT MY MORTGAGE
            COMPANY HAS PAID MY TAX BILL?

            Mortgage Companies are extremely proficient in making
            tax payments. In addition, you can research tax payment
            history on a particular piece of property by
            clicking this link
www.clevelandcountytreasurer.com.
            Be aware that many mortgage companies will not make the
            transmittal payment until the last day of the year, and that
            our records will not reflect that payment for
 another 5-7 days. 

 

PROPERTY TAX RESEARCH/HISTORY      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)   WHAT INFORMATION ABOUT MY PROPERTY TAXES
         CAN BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE?

            Our website provides a variety of information
           on every parcel of land in Cleveland County.
           This includes information such as Owner
           of record, Payment History and Balances due.

 

    2)    HOW DO I BEGIN A SEARCH?

            To start your search in our Website click here.

 

    3)    ARE THERE OTHER WEBSITES THAT PROVIDE
          INFORMATION ON MY PROPERTY TAXES?

            Yes, the County Assessor's site offers
          an abundance of information as well.
          To access the Assessor's website,
click here.

 

    4)    WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACCOUNT #'s
          ON THE TREASURER'S AND ASSESSOR'S SITE?

          
        
    The Assessor's site includes an 'R', 'P', or 'M'
           followed by multiple Zero's at the beginning of
           the account number.  Otherwise they are the same.
           You do not need to enter the 'Alpha character'
           or the Zero's to search your account on our
           County Treasurer's Website.

 

  AMOUNT OF TAX/HOW THEY ARE CALCULATED      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    HOW ARE TAXES CALCULATED?

            Property Tax Rate: The rate of tax is
            determined by the County Excise Board
            based upon the budgets submitted by the
            Schools, Cities, and County, plus amounts
            necessary to pay the bonded indebtedness
            voted by the people.

            The simple answer is the "taxable value"
            of a property multiplied (x) by the "millage rate".

 

    2)    ARE THERE TAX EXEMPTIONS WHICH CAN
            LOWER PROPERTY TAXES?

            Yes.  There are a number of exemptions,
            including "Homestead", "Senior Freeze",
            and "100% Military disabled".
            Visit
www.clevelandcountyassessor.us

            to see what exemptions you may qualify for.

 

    3)    CAN TAXES GO UP ON SENIORS WHO'VE
            QUALIFIED FOR SENIOR FREEZE?

           Yes.  The freeze is on the "taxable value".
           While this can and often does limit the growth
           rate of property taxes, other factors such as
           new bond issues approved by voters can increase
           the "millage rate".  Remember, property taxes are
           calculated as taxable value multiplied(x) by the millage rate.

 

    4)    CAN TAXES GO UP MORE THAN 3% IN ANY GIVEN YEAR FOR HOMESTEADS & AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY?

            Yes, The 3% cap on property taxes for
            Homesteads & Agricultural property is
            a cap on "Taxable Value".  While this can and often
            does limit the growth rate of property taxes,
            other factors such as new bond issues approved
            by voters can increase the "millage rate".
            Remember, propety taxes are calculated as taxable
            value multiplied(X) by the millage rate.

 

   5)    WHAT IS THE CAP ON COMMERICIAL PROPERTY?

           There is a 5% cap on taxable value for commercial property. 

 

 

 

 DELINQUENT TAXES   BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    ARE NAMES AND LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS LISTED IN THE PAPER
            TO EMBARASS A TAXPAYER WHOSE TAXES ARE DELINQUENT?

            No. State Law requires publication of this information
            as one step in notifying taxpayers that taxes
            are delinquent on a particular piece of property.

 

    2)    WHEN ARE THE NAMES AND LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS OF
            DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS LISTED IN THE PAPER?

            For taxes due before Jan 1st of any given year,
            the publication of delinquents will take place in
            September. To avoid this publication, taxpayers
            must pay their accounts in full prior

            to August 15th. There are no exeptions.

 

    3)    CAN THE TREASURER WAIVE INTEREST, PENALTY,
            AND FEES ON MY DELINQUENT TAXES?

            State law expressly forbids a Treasurer from
            waiving interest or fees on taxes due.  The law
            provides taxpayers with a mechanism for
            protesting taxes and only through this process
            may any of the above be waived. All protest must
            be submitted through the
County Assessor's office.

 

 APPORTIONMENT OF TAX DOLLARS      BACK TO TOP

  
    1)    HOW ARE MY TAX DOLLARS SPENT IN CLEVELAND COUNTY?

            Your annual tax statement will specifically
            list where all money is spent. Overall in 2011
            Schools received 70%, Cities 9%, Library 7%,
            Health Department 3%, and the County Offices
            (combined) 11% of the total revenue.

            
2011 Tax Year Chart   

2012 Tax Year Chart

2013 Tax Year Chart

2014 Tax Year Chart

2015 Tax Year Chart

 


TAX FORMS      BACK TO TOP


    1)    WHERE CAN I PICK UP THE FORMS FOR HOMESTEAD,
           DISABLED AND SENIOR FREEZE EXEMPTIONS?

           Most forms such as these and others including
           Business, Mobile Home (936) and Farm Equipment
           can be found at the Cleveland County Assessor's
           Office.  Call (405)366-0230 or visit
           
www.clevelandcountyassessor.us
           to get more information.

 

 TAX WARRANT      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    WHAT IS A TAX WARRANT?

            It is a warrant issued by the Treasurer
            and served by the Sheriff's office when
            taxes are delinquent on personal property.

 

    2)    WHEN ARE THEY ISSUED?
            
            For taxes due prior to January 1st of any given
            year, warrants can be issued any time after June 1st.

 

    3)    ARE THERE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH A TAX WARRANT?

            Yes. The Treasurer's office has statutory fees
            for processing the warrant and the Sheriff's
            department has statutory fees for serving the
            warrant.  In addition to the fees,
            interest will accrue until full payment is made.

 

    4)    CAN I BE ARRESTED FOR HAVING A TAX WARRANT
           ISSUED AGAINST ME OR MY BUSINESS?

            No! There are financial obligations associated
            with a Tax Warrant, but no criminal penalty.

 

    5)    WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT PAY THE
            BALANCE ON THE ACCOUNT?

            In addition to the fees and interest as
            described above, State Law allows for Liens
            to be placed on property, and seizure
            of personal property to satisfy the tax debt.

 

    6)    IF I WAS SERVED A TAX WARRANT AND HAVE QUESTIONS,
            WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

            Once a Warrant has been issued the Sheriff's Deputy who
            served it is listed on the warrant should be contacted.

 

    7)    WHERE DO I PAY THE BALANCE DUE FOR A TAX WARRANT?

            All payments should be made to the Cleveland County
            Treasurer, with any of the payment options listed above.

 

TAX LEVYS      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    WHAT IS A TAX LEVY?

            A Tax levy is the amount charged per thousand dollars of

            assessed value on property.  For purposes of taxation

            Cleveland County is divided into 31 distinct districts, based

            upon the school system that a property sits within.

 

 

    2)    HOW IS A TAX LEVY SET?
            
            The State Constitution and State Laws, along with Voter

            approved bond issues are the predominate factor in

            establishing tax levys.

 

     3)   WHERE DO I FIND MY SCHOOL DISTRICT?

            This information will be listed on your tax statement.

            In addition, you may research the information on our

            website.  Click this link to research  your taxes.

 

    4)    DO YOU HAVE A LIST OF THE CURRENT LEVY RATES IN

            CLEVELAND COUNTY?

            Yes, Click this link for a complete list. 

 

 MISCELLANEOUS      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    ARE MOBILE HOMES INCLUDED IN REAL ESTATE TAXES?

            If the County Assessor has included a mobile
            home with the land there will be one bill that is all
            inclusive, otherwise there will be separate bills
            for the real estate and the mobile home.

 

    2)    WHAT IS A FIRE DISTRICT?

            Rural Fire Districts are created through a
            vote of the people.  Once approved, they are
            assessed annually and collected in the 
            same manner as all ad valorem taxes.

 

Here are the Catagories for Frequently Asked Questions.

Click on a Catagory to see questions and answers.

 

Protesting Taxes
Tax Payment Options
Annual Tax Statements
Property Tax Research/History
Amount of Taxes/How They are Calculated
Delinquent Taxes
Apportionment Of Tax Dollars
Tax Forms
TaxWarrants

Tax Levys
Miscellaneous

 

 

 

PROTESTING TAXES     BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    WHEN AND HOW DO I PROTEST IF I BELIEVE MY TAXES
            ARE TOO HIGH OR I WAS UNFAIRLY ASSESSED?

            State Law is clear on when and how property and
            personal taxes can be appealed.  All protests must be
            submitted through the County Assessor's Office.
            You can find more information on the subject by visiting
            their website at
www.clevelandcountyassessor.us

 

TAX PAYMENT OPTIONS      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    CAN I PAY MY TAXES VIA PHONE OR ONLINE?

            Yes!  You can pay via phone by calling 1-866-518-2297,
            You may pay online
by clicking here.
            Point & Pay charges a convenience fee of 2.4%
            for credit cards and Mastercard Debits, a $3.95 fee for                       Visa debit cards.  Electronic Check fee $2.00 (online only).

 

    2)   WHY ARE THERE FEES ASSOCIATED WITH USING A
          CREDIT CARD OR DEBIT CARD TO PAY TAXES?

           State Law does not allow counties to profit from or incur
           expenses in regards to Credit/Debit card payments.  Point &            Pay is an independent 3rd party that receives all fees
           for services of online/phone payments.

 

    3)   CAN PAYMENTS BE MADE WITH CASH,
           CHECK OR A CREDIT CARD?

           Yes, current taxes may be paid with any of
           these methods cash, certified funds, personal check,
           and/or credit card.
           936's can only be paid with cash, cashiers
           check or money order.  936's cannot be
           paid with personal checks or credit cards.

 

    4)   WHERE DO I MAIL TAX PAYMENTS TO?

           201 S. Jones Ave, Suite 100, Norman, OK 73069

 

    5)   WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

           We are located on the West side of the Cleveland
           County Courthouse, 201 S. Jones Ave, Norman, OK.
          
Click this link for specific directions to our office.

 

    6)    WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS OF BUSINESS?

            Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Holidays.
            For after hours convenience we have a
drop box located
            curbside, north of the Courthouse.

 

    7)    CAN I PREPRAY MY TAXES?
            
            With exception for those required to fill out a 936R
            mobile home form, Personal and Property taxes may not
            be prepaid.

 

 ANNUAL TAX STATEMENTS      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)   TO WHOM AND WHERE ARE THEY MAILED?
           
            Tax statements are mailed to the owner of record at the
            address listed on the Warranty Deed, unless otherwise
            requested.

 

    2)   HOW DO I CHANGE THE NAME ON THE ACCOUNT?
   
            To make changes to the owner of records name, a new
            Deed must be filed.

 

    3)    HOW DO I VERIFY THE ADDRESS WHERE
            THE STATEMENTS ARE MAILED?

            You can verify an address by clicking this link.

 

    4)   HOW DO I CHANGE THE ADDRESS
           WHERE THE STATEMENTS ARE MAILED?

           You can update the mailing address
           via email, U.S. mail, or phone.

           Send us your change information including
           your name and account number by
           clicking
here countyreasurer@ClevelandCountyOK.com.           

           You can also download a
           
Change of Address Form.
           This form needs to be mailed to
           201 S Jones Ste. 100
           Norman, Ok 73069

           Or call our office at
           405-366-0217 to update your address.

 

   5)   WHEN ARE ANNUAL TAX STATEMENTS MAILED?

           Tax statements are mailed the latter half of November.

 

    6)   IF I DO NOT RECEIVE A STATEMENT,
           AM I STILL OBLIGATED TO PAY THE TAXES?

           Yes.  State law requires taxpayers to
           pay all taxes even if a statement is never received,
           without exception.
O.S. Title 68, Section 2913.

 

    7)   WHEN ARE MY TAXES DUE?

           Payment on current year's taxes must be postmarked
           or paid before January 1st.

 

    8)   DO I HAVE TO PAY THE FULL AMOUNT
           OF MY TAX BEFORE JANUARY 1ST?

           On amounts exceeding $25.00 Taxpayers may elect
           to pay one half of their tax prior to Jan 1st,
           and the balance prior to April 1st. *When choosing
           this method it is essential that the first payment
           meet or exceed one half of the tax, to the penny.

 

    9)   I HAVE ESCROW THROUGH A MORTGAGE COMPANY
           AND THEY NORMALLY PAY MY TAX BILL,
           WHY DO I RECEIVE A STATEMENT?   

           State law requires statement to be mailed
           to taxpayers last known address.
           O.S. TITLE 68 SECTION 2915

 

    10)  HOW CAN I KNOW FOR SURE THAT MY MORTGAGE
            COMPANY HAS PAID MY TAX BILL?

            Mortgage Companies are extremely proficient in making
            tax payments. In addition, you can research tax payment
            history on a particular piece of property by
            clicking this link
www.clevelandcountytreasurer.com.
            Be aware that many mortgage companies will not make the
            transmittal payment until the last day of the year, and that
            our records will not reflect that payment for
 another 5-7 days. 

 

PROPERTY TAX RESEARCH/HISTORY      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)   WHAT INFORMATION ABOUT MY PROPERTY TAXES
         CAN BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE?

            Our website provides a variety of information
           on every parcel of land in Cleveland County.
           This includes information such as Owner
           of record, Payment History and Balances due.

 

    2)    HOW DO I BEGIN A SEARCH?

            To start your search in our Website click here.

 

    3)    ARE THERE OTHER WEBSITES THAT PROVIDE
          INFORMATION ON MY PROPERTY TAXES?

            Yes, the County Assessor's site offers
          an abundance of information as well.
          To access the Assessor's website,
click here.

 

    4)    WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACCOUNT #'s
          ON THE TREASURER'S AND ASSESSOR'S SITE?

          
        
    The Assessor's site includes an 'R', 'P', or 'M'
           followed by multiple Zero's at the beginning of
           the account number.  Otherwise they are the same.
           You do not need to enter the 'Alpha character'
           or the Zero's to search your account on our
           County Treasurer's Website.

 

  AMOUNT OF TAX/HOW THEY ARE CALCULATED      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    HOW ARE TAXES CALCULATED?

            Property Tax Rate: The rate of tax is
            determined by the County Excise Board
            based upon the budgets submitted by the
            Schools, Cities, and County, plus amounts
            necessary to pay the bonded indebtedness
            voted by the people.

            The simple answer is the "taxable value"
            of a property multiplied (x) by the "millage rate".

 

    2)    ARE THERE TAX EXEMPTIONS WHICH CAN
            LOWER PROPERTY TAXES?

            Yes.  There are a number of exemptions,
            including "Homestead", "Senior Freeze",
            and "100% Military disabled".
            Visit
www.clevelandcountyassessor.us

            to see what exemptions you may qualify for.

 

    3)    CAN TAXES GO UP ON SENIORS WHO'VE
            QUALIFIED FOR SENIOR FREEZE?

           Yes.  The freeze is on the "taxable value".
           While this can and often does limit the growth
           rate of property taxes, other factors such as
           new bond issues approved by voters can increase
           the "millage rate".  Remember, property taxes are
           calculated as taxable value multiplied(x) by the millage rate.

 

    4)    CAN TAXES GO UP MORE THAN 3% IN ANY GIVEN YEAR FOR HOMESTEADS & AGRICULTURAL PROPERTY?

            Yes, The 3% cap on property taxes for
            Homesteads & Agricultural property is
            a cap on "Taxable Value".  While this can and often
            does limit the growth rate of property taxes,
            other factors such as new bond issues approved
            by voters can increase the "millage rate".
            Remember, propety taxes are calculated as taxable
            value multiplied(X) by the millage rate.

 

   5)    WHAT IS THE CAP ON COMMERICIAL PROPERTY?

           There is a 5% cap on taxable value for commercial property. 

 

 

 

 DELINQUENT TAXES   BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    ARE NAMES AND LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS LISTED IN THE PAPER
            TO EMBARASS A TAXPAYER WHOSE TAXES ARE DELINQUENT?

            No. State Law requires publication of this information
            as one step in notifying taxpayers that taxes
            are delinquent on a particular piece of property.

 

    2)    WHEN ARE THE NAMES AND LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS OF
            DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS LISTED IN THE PAPER?

            For taxes due before Jan 1st of any given year,
            the publication of delinquents will take place in
            September. To avoid this publication, taxpayers
            must pay their accounts in full prior

            to August 15th. There are no exeptions.

 

    3)    CAN THE TREASURER WAIVE INTEREST, PENALTY,
            AND FEES ON MY DELINQUENT TAXES?

            State law expressly forbids a Treasurer from
            waiving interest or fees on taxes due.  The law
            provides taxpayers with a mechanism for
            protesting taxes and only through this process
            may any of the above be waived. All protest must
            be submitted through the
County Assessor's office.

 

 APPORTIONMENT OF TAX DOLLARS      BACK TO TOP

  
    1)    HOW ARE MY TAX DOLLARS SPENT IN CLEVELAND COUNTY?

            Your annual tax statement will specifically
            list where all money is spent. Overall in 2011
            Schools received 70%, Cities 9%, Library 7%,
            Health Department 3%, and the County Offices
            (combined) 11% of the total revenue.

            
2011 Tax Year Chart   

2012 Tax Year Chart

2013 Tax Year Chart

2014 Tax Year Chart

2015 Tax Year Chart

 


TAX FORMS      BACK TO TOP


    1)    WHERE CAN I PICK UP THE FORMS FOR HOMESTEAD,
           DISABLED AND SENIOR FREEZE EXEMPTIONS?

           Most forms such as these and others including
           Business, Mobile Home (936) and Farm Equipment
           can be found at the Cleveland County Assessor's
           Office.  Call (405)366-0230 or visit
           
www.clevelandcountyassessor.us
           to get more information.

 

 TAX WARRANT      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    WHAT IS A TAX WARRANT?

            It is a warrant issued by the Treasurer
            and served by the Sheriff's office when
            taxes are delinquent on personal property.

 

    2)    WHEN ARE THEY ISSUED?
            
            For taxes due prior to January 1st of any given
            year, warrants can be issued any time after June 1st.

 

    3)    ARE THERE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH A TAX WARRANT?

            Yes. The Treasurer's office has statutory fees
            for processing the warrant and the Sheriff's
            department has statutory fees for serving the
            warrant.  In addition to the fees,
            interest will accrue until full payment is made.

 

    4)    CAN I BE ARRESTED FOR HAVING A TAX WARRANT
           ISSUED AGAINST ME OR MY BUSINESS?

            No! There are financial obligations associated
            with a Tax Warrant, but no criminal penalty.

 

    5)    WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT PAY THE
            BALANCE ON THE ACCOUNT?

            In addition to the fees and interest as
            described above, State Law allows for Liens
            to be placed on property, and seizure
            of personal property to satisfy the tax debt.

 

    6)    IF I WAS SERVED A TAX WARRANT AND HAVE QUESTIONS,
            WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

            Once a Warrant has been issued the Sheriff's Deputy who
            served it is listed on the warrant should be contacted.

 

    7)    WHERE DO I PAY THE BALANCE DUE FOR A TAX WARRANT?

            All payments should be made to the Cleveland County
            Treasurer, with any of the payment options listed above.

 

TAX LEVYS      BACK TO TOP

 

    1)    WHAT IS A TAX LEVY?

            A Tax levy is the amount charged per thousand dollars of

            assessed value on property.  For purposes of taxation

            Cleveland County is divided into 31 distinct districts, based

            upon the school system that a property sits within.

 

 

    2)    HOW IS A TAX LEVY SET?
            
            The State Constitution and State Laws, along with Voter

            approved bond issues are the predominate factor in

            establishing tax levys.

 

     3)   WHERE DO I FIND MY SCHOOL DISTRICT?

            This information will be listed on your tax statement.

            In addition, you may research the information on our

            website.  Click this link to research  your taxes.

 

    4)    DO YOU HAVE A LIST OF THE CURRENT LEVY RATES IN

            CLEVELAND COUNTY?

            Yes, Click this link for a complete list. 

 

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    1)    ARE MOBILE HOMES INCLUDED IN REAL ESTATE TAXES?

            If the County Assessor has included a mobile
            home with the land there will be one bill that is all
            inclusive, otherwise there will be separate bills
            for the real estate and the mobile home.

 

    2)    WHAT IS A FIRE DISTRICT?

            Rural Fire Districts are created through a
            vote of the people.  Once approved, they are
            assessed annually and collected in the 
            same manner as all ad valorem taxes.

 

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