St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office accepting property tax payments

Property tax payments are now being accepted at either of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office locations and online at
Tax notices will be mailed out to property owners in early November.
Property owners who have their taxes escrowed are asked to forward a copy of the tax notice to their mortgage holder. Those who would like to pay their taxes now may go online to the web address above or call 337-828-6979 or 985-384-1622 to obtain property tax amounts.
Payments can be made by the following methods:
-To pay by credit card, visit and click the link to pay property taxes.
-To pay in person with cash, a check, or money order stop by either of the following locations 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday: St. Mary Parish Courthouse Building, 4th Floor, 500 Main Street, Franklin; or 1455 Railroad Avenue, Morgan City
-By mail, send a check or money order to the following address: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 571, Franklin, LA 70538
Tax payment due dates and delinquency schedule:
Dec. 31 - Taxes are delinquent if paid after this date.
Jan. 1, 2015 - 1 percent interest accrues on any unpaid taxes.
Feb. 1, 2015 - Additional 1 percent interest and 10 percent collection fee (taxes and interest) are added.
March 2015 - Additional 1 percent interest per month accrues and collection fees also increase. Additional costs for certified notices and advertisements begin.
May 2015 - Tax title sale is held.
The Sheriff's Office Tax Department may be reached at 337-828-6979 or 985-384-1622. Questions concerning property tax assessments should be directed to the St. Mary Parish Assessor's Office.

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