Mike Sullivan
Tax Assessor-Collector

Tax Statement Search and Payments
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The tax statement provided by this website has been prepared from Tax Office data current as of the date printed on the statement and is subject to changes or corrections. All payments received may not be shown as of this date. For an official record of the account, please visit any Tax Office location.

The Tax Office accepts partial payment of property taxes online. Property taxpayers may use multiple credit cards or multiple e-Checks to pay their taxes. Any combination of credit cards and/or e-Checks also may be used for payment.

*Tax Receipts can be found on the current statement page.

All Payment Options

The Harris County Tax Office accepts the following forms of payment for Property Taxes.

Cash

Cash is accepted when paying in person at any Tax Office location.

Check or Money Order

Both checks and Money Orders are accepted either by mail or in person at any Tax Office location.

We accept personal, business, cashiers or travelers checks.

Mail checks and money orders to:

Mike Sullivan, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector
P. O. Box 4622
Houston, TX 77210-4622

Please write your Account Number on the payment and include your Payment Coupon. If you do not have a Payment Coupon, then mail to:

Mike Sullivan, Tax Assessor-Collector
Attn: Accounting
P.O. Box 3547
Houston, TX 77253-3547

Please note that, in order to be timely:

  1. Payments sent by USPS must be postmarked no later than the last business day in January.
  2. Payments sent by UPS, FedEx or other common carrier must show a receipt date on or before the specified due date.
A dated receipt from any of these carriers is considered sufficient proof of timely mailing.

E-Check

Electronic checks are accepted by any of the following methods:

  1. online (Click The Property Tax Search tab on the left)
  2. by touch-tone phone at 713-274-CARD (2273)
  3. via the ‘Bill Pay’ function at your bank

E-Check Frequently Asked Questions

Credit/Debit Card

American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA credit cards and VISA and MasterCard debit cards are accepted:

  1. online (Click The Property Tax Search tab on the left)
  2. by touch-tone phone (except for VISA) at 713-274-CARD (2273)
  3. in person at ALL tax office locations.

All cards add a 2.15% non-refundable surcharge except VISA (personal) consumer debit card, which charges a flat $3.95.

How to Pay Online

The Tax Office accepts full or partial payment of property taxes online. You may use any combination of credit/debit cards and/or e-Checks for payment.

Please note that payments made by mail, online or over the phone post to the current year first. If both current and delinquent taxes are due, you must pay the entire amount due in order to pay the delinquent taxes, when using one of these methods of payment. If you want to pay only delinquent taxes, you must do so in person at any branch location.

On-line property tax payment transactions must be completed by 11:59 PM Central Standard Time on the due date to avoid additional collection penalties and interest charges.

Pay by E-Check

To pay your Tax Statement, click on the Property Tax Search tab.

To pay by e-Check, you must have the following information:

  1. Your property tax account number
  2. The payment amount
  3. Your telephone number
  4. Your bank’s ABA routing number (from your check)
  5. Your checking account number
  6. Your check number

There is a $30 administrative charge for e-Check payments dishonored by your financial institution.

Pay by Debit/Credit Card

To pay your Tax Statement, click on the Property Tax Search tab.

To pay by credit or debit card, have the following information available:

  1. Your property tax account number
  2. Your credit or debit card number

All cards add a 2.15% non-refundable surcharge except VISA (personal) consumer debit card, which charges a flat $3.95.

How to Pay by Phone

Harris County property tax bills can be paid by touch-tone phone at any time from any place in the world, seven days a week. The phone number for making property tax payments is 713-274-2273.

Property taxpayers may use any combination of credit cards and/or e-Checks for payment.

The following cards can be used when paying by phone:

  1. American Express credit card
  2. Discover credit card
  3. MasterCard credit or debit card
  4. VISA credit or debit card

A 2.15% fee will be charged for all cards, except VISA (personal) consumer debit card, which charges a flat $3.95.

Have the following information available for seamless service:

  1. Tax bill account number
  2. Credit card number

To view the amount due on your Tax Statement, click on the Property Tax Search tab.

Property Tax Receipt Search

Note: The tax receipt provided by this website has been prepared from Tax Office data current as of the date printed on the receipt. For an official record of the account, please visit any Tax Office location.

Electronic Tax Bill

The Harris County Tax Office is implementing electronic delivery as an alternative to paper tax bills beginning with 2013 property tax bills.

If you desire to you may select e-mail delivery of your 2015 tax bill at this time. By selecting electronic delivery you will no longer receive paper bills or delinquent notices until you revoke your selection, so be sure you want to make this change.

Installment Payment Agreement

Can’t Pay Your Taxes Before the Deadline?

As of July 1st for taxpayers who are unable to pay their full tax bill, the Tax Office offers an Installment Payment Agreement plan for Residential Homestead accounts only, once the account is delinquent.

Frequently Asked Questions

To set up a homestead payment agreement please call 713-274-8000.


Multi-Account Manager

Please note: A minimum of 5 accounts is required for payment through the account manager.

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