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A - Yes. Delinquency charges for property taxes are:
A - No. Payments may be:
A - Follow Step-by-Step Instructions on the www.bernco.gov/treasurer website.
A - Yes.
A - Yes, you will receive both. After receiving your property tax bill you will receive a notice confirming your enrollment in the Automated Payment Option process. If you need help, the confirmation notice has contact information, or you may call 468-7031.
A - If you have not received a property tax bill by 7th of November, call the Treasurer's Office at 468-7031. A Public Service Rep. will print and mail a replacement tax bill notice. The representative will confirm where your tax bill was mailed and how to correct the problem. You may also search tax records on the web site www.bernco.gov/treasurer by parcel ID number (the most reliable way) or by property address. Please include the parcel ID number on your check or money order to ensure payment is credited correctly.
A - Yes, every property owner in Bernalillo County is mailed a property tax bill even if the property taxes are paid by the mortgage company. Your copy of the property tax bill indicates that your mortgage company has been billed.
A - If the mortgage company name on your bill is wrong, call your correct mortgage company to find out what they want you to do. The Treasurer's Office cannot fix this problem. You need to resolve this issue with your mortgage company. The information on your tax bill comes directly from the mortgage company.
A - Detach the coupon(s) at the bottom of your tax bill and mail the coupon(s) with your payment no later than the due date(s) to the Treasurer’s office at Bernalillo County Treasurer, PO Box 269, Albuquerque, NM 87103-0269. Notify the mortgage company to remove their name from your future tax bills.
A - Check your tax bill to determine if the value of your property is correct. If not, according to State law, you must pay at least the amount of Tax due on the un-protested value of your property by December 10. The un-protested value is the amount that you thought your property should be valued when you completed your protest form. To determine how much tax you should pay on the un-protested value, contact the Treasurer's Office at 468-7031 to have your property taxes computed. The County recommends that you pay the 1st half amount due on the original bill. If your protest is approved, a new tax bill will be prepared with a new delinquency date and any overpayment will be refunded to you or applied to the 2nd half of your tax bill, whichever you choose. If the protest is not approved, you will already have paid the first half and will not owe delinquency charges. If you have only paid on the un-protested amount and your protest is disapproved, you will be liable for delinquency charges on the unpaid amount of taxes.
A - According to State Law, 7-38-39 &-40 NMSA 1978, you must file a Claim for Refund in District Court no later than January 10th of the current tax year. Prior to filing you must pay the amount due on your property tax bill.
A - We typically have approximately 13,000 tax bills returned to us for various reasons, i.e. moved no forwarding address, forwarding notice expired, wrong address, no mail receptacle, no such address, etc.
A - The Treasurer’s Office was responsible for collecting more than $601 million in tax year 2012.
A - Where you live in Bernalillo County determines which agencies are included on your property tax bill. The agencies and amounts we are charged to collect for them is online at 2001 to 2010 Property Tax. Distribution is made to 16 entities throughout the state, plus some Special Assessment Districts.
A - Property tax bills are available at the Treasurer’s web site November 1 of each year, or you may contact the Treasurer’s office at 505-468-7031.