With just over three months to the October deadline, Columbia County property tax collections are at 26% at the end of June.
Tax collector Rachel Waller said magnoliareporter.com via email on July 5: “Through June 30, we have collected $4,438,182 of the initial charge of $17,260,872, or 26%.”
This includes personal property, real estate and mineral production payable in 2022.
The deadline for paying property taxes is Monday, October 17, 2022, since October 15 falls on a Saturday this year.
Columbia County property tax records opened March 1.
Payments can be made by mail, in person or online. Checks can be mailed to Columbia County Tax Collector, 101 Boundary St., Suite 104, Magnolia, AR 71753. Checks should be made payable to Columbia County Tax Collector. The tax identification number must be written on the check and a self-addressed and stamped envelope must be included to receive a receipt. Proof of payment/receipt can be printed at www.actdatascout.com.
Cash, checks, money orders and debit/credit cards are accepted. A 3.5% processing fee will be charged for all debit/credit transactions in the office or online.
No personal checks will be accepted on overdue taxes.
There is a drop box located at the front of the building.
Partial payments can be made on current taxes as long as the full amount is paid by October 17. Partial payments cannot be accepted on overdue taxes. Personal property must be paid for before or at the same time as real estate parcels in accordance with Arkansas law ACA-26-35-601.
The collector’s office is located at 101 Boundary St., Suite 104 in Magnolia.
Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cash, checks, money orders or credit/debit cards are accepted. A 3.5% processing fee will be charged for all debit/credit transactions in the office or online. No personal checks are accepted on overdue taxes.
Taxes will be overdue after October 17 and a 10% penalty will be imposed after that date. If property taxes become two years past due, they will be certified with the State of Arkansas and can only be refunded through the State Lands Commissioner.
The COSL office is located at 109 State Capitol Building, Little Rock, AR 72201, phone (501) 324-9422 or fax (501) 324-9421. Visit the website at COSL.org.
For more information, call the tax collector’s office at (870) 234-4171.