Regarding the recently passed federal income tax legislation
Prepayment of Property Taxes
Unless authorized by law, no prepayments of property taxes which have not been certified by a taxing district, shall be collected or accepted. OAR 150-311-0260
Examples of law allowing prepayment of taxes include recording a subdivision, creating a condominium, or moving a manufactured home.
Please send only a check or money order, do not mail cash. Your cancelled check is proof of payment. Our cashiers are unable to process credit or debit cards for payment of property taxes. If you wish to pay taxes using a credit or debit card, please go to Online Payment for information and access.
Discounts and Payment Schedule
Choose one of the following to avoid interest charges and receive any applicable discount
|Full Payment||Receive a three percent (3%) discount on the current year, as shown on your tax statement if full payment is postmarked by Nov. 15.|
|2/3 Payment||Receive a two percent (2%) discount on the current year, as shown on your tax statement if 2/3 payment is postmarked by Nov. 15. Pay the final 1/3 by the following May 15.|
|1/3 Payment||No discount is allowed. Pay one-third by Nov. 15, followed by another 1/3 payment by Feb. 15. Pay the final 1/3 balance by May 15.|
For those that choose one of the installment options, we will mail reminder notices in January and April.
Payment dates for 2017–2018
- Nov. 15, 2017
- Feb. 15, 2018
- May 15, 2018
Interest will be charged on any payment made after the installment due date for the schedule you choose. The rate of interest is determined by Oregon statute which is 16% annually or 1.333% monthly or a fraction of a month until paid. If property taxes are not paid on time, interest accrues on the 16th of each month.
Payments made with electronic bill pay services must be received in our office by the due date. Please request your payment in advance with your bill pay provider
Payments made with checks that are returned by the bank are not eligible for any discount. Returned checks and online payments will be charged a $25.00 service fee.
Mail your payment in the windowed envelope provided in your tax statement.
Please remember to sign your check and apply the proper postage to the envelope.
Please make your check payable to Clackamas County Tax
Mail all property tax payments to:
Clackamas County Assessor & Tax Collector
PO Box 6100
Portland, OR 97228-6100