Payment Options

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 2018–2019

  • Nov. 15, 2018
  • Feb. 15, 2019
  • May 15, 2019


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