February is the last month to pay property tax without interest | Local News

February is the last month to pay 2021 county property taxes without interest, according to the Greene County Trustee’s Office.

Interest will begin to accrue on unpaid 2021 property taxes beginning March 1.

Residents of Greene County may pay in person at the Greene County Trustee’s office located at 204 N. Cutler St., Suite 216, Greeneville.

Taxpayers can pay their county property taxes online via electronic check for a $1 fee or by using a credit/debit card for a 2.5% fee of the transaction amount. Visit www.tennesseetrustee.org to pay county property taxes online.

The convenience fee for credit/debit card transactions has been reduced from 2.75% to 2.5% of the transaction amount. E-check convenience fees have been reduced from $2.75 to $1 per transaction.

Taxpayers can also pay their property taxes over the phone by calling 1-877-768-5048. A fee of 2.5% of the transaction amount plus 25 cents applies to telephone payments.

Those wishing to pay by mail may send a check or money order to the Greene County Administrator, 204 N. Cutler St., Suite 216, Greeneville, TN 37745. If paying by this method, the office of administrator asks residents to include their tax advice stub to ensure correct processing.

Senders must include a stamped envelope addressed to their address if they wish to receive a receipt.

Anyone with questions can stop by the Greene County Trustee’s office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or call the office at 423-798-1705.

Penny D. Jackson