Property taxes due before December 31
Sheriff Tony Mancuso announces taxpayers will be able to pay their 2013 property taxes online on the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office website at www.cpso.com by using a Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit card. Taxpayers may also view and print their bill from the website.
Pay taxes in person at:
- Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Office, Magnolia Life Building, 1011 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 100, Lake Charles, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Phone: 491-3680. Payment by cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover credit card accepted at this location.
- Sulphur (West Cal) CPSO Law Enforcement Center, 1525 Cypress Street, Sulphur, Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 noon-1 p.m.). Phone: 491-3625. Payment by check, money order or cashier’s check only - no cash accepted at this location.
- Or mail payment to: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Division, P.O. Box 1450, Lake Charles, LA 70602
To find out how much is due before mailing your payment, go to www.cpso.com or call the tax office at 491-3680.
The Tax Office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29, and also for the Christmas holidays on Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25.
A representative from the Tax Collector’s Office will be at the DeQuincy Law Enforcement Center on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
For information concerning payment, call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax Division at 491-3680. For information concerning assessment, address changes and homestead, call the Calcasieu Parish Tax Assessor’s Office at 721-3000.
The deadline to make payment on the 2013 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 is subject to additional costs mandated by the Louisiana Revised Statues.