Beginning 2019 for delinquent 2018 taxes, per AL Code S40-10-180 (1975); DeKalb County will change method of collecting delinquent taxes with a TAX LIEN auction.
Taxes are due every year October 1. Taxes can be paid between October 1 and December 31 without penalty. Taxes become delinquent after December 31. Any unpaid taxes are assessed fees and 1% interest per month beginning in January of each calendar year. All unpaid property is sold at auction in April or May to the highest bidder. The property is sold with a three year “Right of Redemption”. Personal property has no right of redemption.
- You may come to the Revenue Commissioner’s Office at either of our offices and make payment in person by cash, check, credit card, or debit card.
- You may pay by mail with check to:
DeKalb County Revenue Commissioner
206 Grand Ave SW
Fort Payne, AL 35967
- Pay property tax online
This gives you the ability to pay your property taxes at your convenience, anytime day or night; the convenience of paying from your home, work, or anywhere that you have access to the internet. The online option gives you the opportunity to pay your taxes securely using a check, credit card, or debit card. A convenience fee of 2.5% + $0.030 processing fee will be assessed. The fee for online check is $1.50. These are not fee’s charged by the Revenue Commissioner’s Office; they are charged by our payment processing company as a convenience fee.
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