Property Tax FAQ’s

Permanent address changes must be made at the Tipton County Assessor office. 901-476-0213

The appeal process begins in the county assessor’s office by appearing before the Local Board of Equalization.  This board meets annually beginning the first Monday in June.  Appointments can be made by contacting the assessor’s office at 901-476-0213 or visiting their web site at .

Interest of 1.5 percent per month is added to your tax amount the first day of each month beginning March 1.  Mailed payments must be postmarked before March 1 to be considered on time. Office meter dates are not acceptable for mail-in payments.

The Tipton County Assessor is responsible for the appraisal and assessment of property.  The County Trustee nor the City has any authority over the amount of assessments, nor can they be involved in the appraisal process.

The taxes that become payable in October cover the current calendar year January 1 through December 31.

Property taxes are due paid in full by February 28th of each year.  Taxes not paid in full will receive a 1.5% interest charge each month until paid in full.

You will receive your property tax bill in October of each year.

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