IMPORTANT HOMESTEAD TAX EXEMPTION NOTICE

 Act 2013-295 changed the income requirement for receiving Homestead Exemptions.  The Income limit is now $ 12,000, based on either Federal or State Returns.  Also, exemption for Permanent and Total Disability is no longer tied to income.  Please see the Property page for detailed explanation of Homestead Exemption.

 

County Holidays
Macon County is closed on most major holidays, including the following dates in 2016-2017

  • October 10th for Columbus Day
  • November 11th for Veterans Day
  • November 24th and 25th for Thanksgiving 
  • December 23rd & 26th  for Christmas
  • January 2nd 2017* for New Year’s Day
  • January 16th for MLK Jr. Day
  • February 20th, for Presidents' Day
  • February 28th** for Mardi Gras
  • April 14th for Good Friday
  • April 24th, 2016 for State Memorial Day
  • May 29th for National Memorial Day
  • June 5th  for Jefferson Davis Birthday
  • July 4th for Independence Day
  • September 4th for Labor Day

*Saturday holidays observed on Friday; Sunday holidays observed on Monday
**Mardi Gras observed only in Baldwin & Mobile Counties. Macon County has opted to observe Good Friday

 

Important Dates to Remember

  • October 1....Real Property and Business Personal Property Taxes Due
  • After January 1...Taxes Delinquent      
             
    1. Mailed payments must be postmarked by December 31st

    2. Payments after this date will be charged late fees: $5.00 delinquent fee plus 12% annual interest

    3. Web payments will end midnight December 31st. Payments will resume January 4th with penalties

    4. Walk-in payments will end at close of business day January 3rd.

    NOTE: Personal Checks will NOT be accepted for property tax payments after January 31
  • Month of  February... Certified Court notices mailed out to delinquent taxpayers
  • Month of March...Delinquent Property advertised for 3 consecutive weeks in The Tuskegee News

  • Tax Sale of unpaid taxes, Date and Time TBA, Commission Chamber, Courthouse Annex, North Main Street, Tuskegee, AL