Delinquent tax fees jump higher on July 1

If you owe delinquent property taxes, you may want to take steps to make some form of payment to avoid the additional 15 percent fee that goes in on July 1.

While the general tax deadline was Jan. 31 before any penalty and interest was assessed, the rate has grown incrementally by the month with it topping 15 percent in June.

However, on July 1, the penalty and interest goes to 18 percent, plus an additional 15 percent of the total for additional collection costs.

Read the full story in the Saturday News.