Harris County real property, personal property, mobile homes, and mineral account taxes can be paid with no transaction fee when using an e-Check through the Tax Office Web site.
No. you must use a regular checking account. No credit card checks, no savings accounts, home equity line checks, etc. can be used. Be aware that funds can be drawn only on U.S. banks. If you’re using a credit union account, be sure to use the appropriate electronic routing number.
Information provided through this Web site for processing your transaction will not be shared with, or sold to, any party that is not part of the transaction. The information on the Amegy Bank of Texas Web site is encrypted for secure transactions.
We can process only one account at a time.
Yes. Just click on the select language button on the top right of our webpage and select spanish.
The site has an e-mail button so questions can be answered by e-mail within 24 hours. The Tax Office phone number is 713-274-8000.
You may visit any Tax Office location during regular office hours. Computers are available at all locations for you to pay property taxes online, and employees are available to help. Also, Harris County and City of Houston libraries offer computers with Internet access.
Yes. The Tax Office is accepting partial payments online when paying by e-Checks or credit cards.
Your browser MUST support 128-bit encryption. If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later, your browser should support this encryption. Netscape Navigator 4.08 and Netscape Communicator 4.74 (and later) also support 128-bit encryption, as does the latest version of Mozilla Firefox. If you are using an older version of these browsers, you can download one of the latest browsers from one of the links to Microsoft and Netscape provided on the Tax Office Web site.
The date the transaction is entered is shown as the date of payment. If you provide an e-mail address, a transaction copy receipt will automatically be sent to that e-mail address.
Your electronic transaction copy receipt will indicate the account number, property address, payment amount, and date paid on the printout. The Harris County Tax Office will mail/email a receipt of payment upon request. You may also print your own receipt from our website.
We expect to post your payment online within 10 working days. The account will show a pending status until funds are transferred to the Harris County Tax Office account.
Yes. But you must pay your entire balance-delinquent and current. Separate payments will not be accepted.
No. Once submitted, the payment cannot be reversed. Contact our office at 713-274-8000 to make arrangements for a refund.
If the payment is rejected by your financial institution there will be a returned item charge of $30