Delinquent Tax Payment Plan
Current taxes that are not paid by the close of the tax collection will be assessed a 10% penalty. If payment in full is received within 10 calendar days of the closing date, a portion of the assessment is waived and a 5% penalty will be charged. Postmark is not honored regarding penalty assessments.
The Annual Interest Rate for delinquent real estate taxes is 12%, per written order of the Cuyahoga County Treasurer, as certified by the Ohio Tax Commissioner. The interest charge is assessed as follows:
- September 1st – 9% Interest charged on prior year(s) unpaid balance
- December 1st – 3% Interest charged on current and prior year(s) unpaid balance
If you are having trouble making a payment or need to schedule an appointment with the Treasury - Tax Services Department:
Payment plans may be available for homeowners who live in their own home.
Commercial, industrial and non-owner occupied residential properties (rental properties) may be eligible for an installment plan, up to 24 months, at the discretion of the Cuyahoga County Treasury. If you default, another payment plan may be offered, at 25% down for up to 24 months.