Tax bills for the over 727,000 parcels in Clark County are being mailed to property owners this week, according to the County Treasurer’s Office. The taxes levied on all real property in the County for fiscal year 2012-2013 (which began July 1) total $1.4 billion, compared to $1.6 billion last fiscal year.
Taxes for the fiscal year are due on the third Monday in August, but may be paid in four installments if the taxes exceed $100. The installment due dates for fiscal year 2012-2013 are:
First Installment Monday, August 20, 2012
Second Installment Monday, October 1, 2012
Third Installment Monday, January 7, 2013
Fourth Installment Monday, March 4, 2013
Any installment may be paid prior to its due date. In order to avoid penalty, an installment must be paid no later than 10 days after its due date.
As in prior years, many taxpayers will receive a Statement of Tax Distribution instead of a tax bill with payment coupons. This means that a mortgage company has requested the tax bill information for the property. If unsure whether their mortgage company is supposed to make the property tax payments, taxpayers are encouraged to call their lender to get a clear understanding.
It is possible that some property owners may not receive either a tax bill or distribution statement. This usually happens in cases where the property has recently been purchased, or where a taxpayer has not notified the County of a mailing address change/correction. If someone has not received a tax bill or statement by August 1, they should call the Treasurer's Office at (702) 455-4323 to find out the amount due and request a bill. Property owners are responsible for paying their taxes on time, whether or not they have received their tax bill.
The property taxes collected by the County Treasurer are disbursed monthly to the various governmental entities that levy taxes, including the state, school district, county, cities, libraries and other special districts. Taxpayers can see which entities they pay taxes to and how much each entity receives by looking at the tax distribution table on their tax bill or statement. More detailed information can be viewed on the county's website at the address noted below.
During the fiscal year, a taxpayer may check the status of their taxes at any time by going to www.clarkcountynv.gov/treasurer, or by calling the 24-hour automated information system at (702) 455-4323.
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Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 42 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.