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This year, taxpayers will have an extra day to pay their 2020 property taxes without additional penalties. Normally the deadline to pay property taxes is January 31, but since this year, that falls on a Sunday, the last day to pay those taxes, without additional penalties is Monday, February 1, 2021. Payments mailed must also bear the February 1, 2021 U.S. Postal Service postmark.
2020 City of McAllen property tax statements were mailed November 1, 2020. Failure to receive a tax statement does not affect the validity of the tax, penalty or interest. Property owners who did not receive a tax statement should call the City of McAllen Tax office at (956) 681-1330 or may go online to view copy of their tax statement.
With the ongoing pandemic and the deadline approaching, taxpayers are encouraged to avoid waiting in line and take advantage of the drop box located inside the McAllen Development Center, located at 311 N. 15th Street. Taxpayers may also use the Tax Drop Box located on the south side of the McAllen Development Center, facing Cedar Avenue, after regular business hours. Payments dropped off after business hours and next day before 7:30 a.m. are processed with the previous day’s date. Please place all payments in a sealed envelope and do not place any cash or any other payments due to the City of McAllen in the Tax Office Drop Box.
Property taxes can be paid in the following manner of payment:
· City of McAllen Tax Department, 311 N. 15th Street, in person, via check, cash, money order or debit or credit card. Payments made via credit card or electronic check are subject to an additional fee. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The office does not close for lunch.
· U.S. Postal Service via mail to City of McAllen Tax Department, P.O. Box 220, McAllen TX 78505-0220. Payments made with U.S. Postal Service postmark on or before February 1, 2021 are considered timely.
· To pay online, please visit the City of McAllen website at Http://www.mcallen.net/departments/tax. Payments made via credit or debit card or electronic check are subject to an additional fee.
Just a friendly reminder, the City of McAllen Tax Office does not accept payments payable to Hidalgo County Tax Office.
The City of McAllen Tax Office is getting ready to send out a red and white Courtesy Reminder.
The bulk of property taxes collected goes for police and fire protection services and equipment for the community.