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Bernalillo County Treasurer’s Office Announces Late Mailing of 2019 Property Tax Bills

11/14/2019
8:47 AM
Tom Thorpe, O (505) 314-0403, C (505) 414-0485 - tthorpe@bernco.gov

Bernalillo County – The Bernalillo County Treasurer’s Office is notifying property owners that the 2019 property tax statements will be delayed due to the new state law (House Bill 407-2019) allowing school districts a mill levy question on the November election ballot.

Eleven New Mexico counties are affected by the new law, including Bernalillo County.

Adjusted Bernalillo County tax bill dates are as follows:

  • Dec. 9, 2019- Mailing of property tax bills.
  • Dec. 19, 2019- Payment due date.
  • Jan. 19, 2020- Final due date without late penalties and interest.

“This will only affect the first half tax bills and will continue as normal for the second half, when due”, says Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce. “Property owners should contact their tax professional for questions regarding how the delay might affect their individual situation.”

This delay will not apply if you are currently on a monthly payment plan or if your taxes are paid through your mortgage company.

Mortgage companies are aware of the delay and will pay taxes as scheduled.

The second half property taxes will continue as before, starting April 10, 2020 with May 10, 2020 as the final due date.

For more information regarding this delay, please visit www.bernco.gov/2019propertytaxes.

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About Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 676,000 residents. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Tijeras and the 111,000 residents who live outside the village and city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county. Bernalillo County employs approximately 2,500 people and has an annual operating budget and capital investments of more than $590 million. Elected officials include five county commissioners, assessor, clerk, probate judge, sheriff and treasurer.

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