R.I. County third installment of taxes due Sept. 12


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Posted Online: Sept. 05, 2013, 8:42 am
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Press release submitted by Rock Island County Treasurer's Office



Louisa A. Ewert, Rock Island County Treasurer, announces the third installment of Real Estate property tax is due Thursday, September 12th, 2013. . Payments may be made at the County Office Building 1504 3rd Ave Rock Island in the County Treasurer's Office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for Saturday and Sunday. There is 24 hour Drop Box in front of the County Office Building. Payments can also be made at most Banks and now some Credit Unions in Rock Island County during regular business hours.

To avoid an anticipated long line, taxpayers are urged to pay by mail and online! Payments bearing a U.S. Postmark up to and including Thursday, September 12th, are accepted without penalty. Please contact your local postmaster to assure yourself of how to obtain a September 12th, 2013 postmark. Online payments can be made without penalty up until 11:30pm on September 12th @ www.rockislandcounty.org by credit card, Visa debit or e-check. A convenience fee will be charged.

State law requires a penalty of 1.5% per month or any part of a month for payments not received by Thursday, September 12th, or bearing a postmark after September 12th. Please call the County Treasurer's Office if you have any questions (309) 558-3510.


















 



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