City extends deadline for 2014 property tax collection

NEW ORLEANS, LA – January 30, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Due to weather-related City Hall closures, the City announced today that the 2014 property tax collection deadline will be extended to Friday, February 7, 2014. To avoid long lines, taxpayers are strongly encouraged to make payments online or by mail. Property owners who intend to pay in person may do so at the Bureau of the Treasury in City Hall, Room 1W40. For customer convenience, the City will provide a drop-off lane on the Perdido Street entrance to City Hall on Friday, January 31 and Friday, February 7, 2014 during regular business hours.

Property owners may view and pay their property tax bills in full online at www.nola.gov/pay-taxes. To view the tax bill online, you must provide the tax bill number located on the current or a prior tax bill for that property. New property owners can use the assessor’s website, at www.orleansassessor.com external link, to determine their tax bill number by property address. There is no convenience fee to pay using your bank checking account. Credit or debit card payments are accepted, but a 2.49% processing fee is added.

Property owners may mail their payments to P.O. Box 60047, New Orleans, LA, 70160-0047. Using the payment stub provided on the bill will ensure prompt and accurate posting. Mailed payments must be postmarked by February 7, 2014 to receive timely credit.

For questions about property tax payments, please call the Bureau of the Treasury at (888) 387-8027.

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