2022 Online property tax payments will cost less

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lancaster County Treasurer, Rachel Garver, reports a reduction in service fees beginning January 3rd, 2022 for those paying property taxes.

Online payments in the form of electric checks will be free, and online credit and debit card service fees will be reduced to 2.19% of the transaction.  In-person debit card transactions will have a flat fee of $2.00 and in-person credit card transactions will also be reduced to 2.19%.

This change comes after the Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office announced reduced fees in partnership with Grant Street Group.

“We are hopeful with free online electronic checks more people will pay their property taxes online, thus reducing processing costs for the County,” Garver said.

To accommodate the switching of payment vendors, the online web payments for Lancaster County, including online property tax payments, will be down on Saturday, January 1, 2022, until approximately 8:00 am on Monday, January 3, 2022.

2021 Property Tax statements are currently available to be viewed online.  Tax statements are in the mail, Lancaster County residents should be receiving them shortly.

Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office reminds taxpayers that the first half of property taxes are due on or before March 31, 2022, and the second half is due on or before July 31, 2022.

 

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