Property taxes due in Calcasieu Parish
Sheriff Tony Mancuso announces taxpayers can pay their 2016 property taxes online on the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office website at www.cpso.com by using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card. Taxpayers may also view and print their bill from the website.
“We are always looking for ways to make it more convenient for the taxpayers to pay their taxes,” says Sheriff Mancuso. “If you choose to pay online, there will be no lines to stand in and you will be able to pay your taxes 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”
For those not wanting to pay their taxes online, they may pay them in person at:
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Office, Magnolia Life Building, 1011 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 100, Lake Charles, Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (open through lunch). Payments can be made using cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
Sulphur (West Cal) CPSO Law Enforcement Center, 1525 Cypress Street, Sulphur, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 noon - 1 p.m.) Payments can be made using checks, money order or cashier’s check. Cash and cards are not accepted at this location.
Also for the convenience to the taxpayers, the Calcasieu Parish Tax Collector’s Office will have a representative to collect the 2016 property taxes on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the DeQuincy Law Enforcement Center, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 618 E Center St.
Payments can be made using checks, money order or cashier’s check. Cash and cards are not accepted at this location.
For information concerning payment of taxes, call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Division at 491-3680.
For information concerning assessment, address changes, and homestead, please call the Calcasieu Parish Tax Assessor’s Office at 721-3000.
The deadline to make payment for the 2016 tax notices without paying any interest or penalty is Dec. 31. Any payments received after Dec. 31, will be charged 1% interest per month and are subject to additional costs mandated by the Louisiana Revised Statutes.