Property owners need to pay their taxes by the end of January or else face delinquent penalties and interest, and believe me, it adds up fast. To avoid delinquent penalties and interest, you'll need to get your property taxes in by January 31st.

1% Interest of the outstanding tax bill is added monthly beginning the first month of delinquency. That interest continues to accumulate until the tax is paid. There is also a 6% penalty added for the first month of delinquency. 1% of the levy due is added each month for months 2 through 5 of delinquency. 2% of the levy due is added beginning the 6th month of delinquency. You'll also be racking up a penalty for collection costs of up to 20% of levy and penalties and interest due which is added on April 1st for personal property and July 1st for real property of the year the tax becomes delinquent.

What I'm trying to say here is pay your taxes by January 31. In just the first month of being delinquent, you'll accrue hundreds of dollars in penalties and fees.

You can pay you property taxes in a number of different ways:

Online at www.elpasotexas.gov/tax-office or by phone at 212-0106
With credit card (with a 1.98% convenience fee)
With e-check

By mail
City of El Paso Tax Office
P. O. Box 2992
El Paso, TX 79999-2992

In person
1. City Tax Office, 221 N. Kansas, Ste. 300 (Wells Fargo Building, 3rd floor)
Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2. County Tax Office locations
Full or partial payment. Check, Money Orders, and cash are accepted. Tax bill must be presented.
3. El Paso Wells Fargo locations (Lobby payments only- no drive-through payments)
Full or partial payment. No cash accepted, only checks or money orders. Tax bill must be presented.
4. Mobile Bank at Central Appraisal Office, 5801 Trowbridge, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Checks and money orders accepted. Tax Bill must be presented.

You can print out your property tax bill by going to the City's Tax Office website and selecting 'Pay Your Taxes.' You can also call 212-0106 for more information.

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