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Andy Stebbing
Lancaster County Treasurer

Real Estate/Personal Property Questions

When should I receive my tax bill?
Tax payers should receive their real estate and personal property tax statements for the current year by the middle part of December.
What should I do if I don't receive a tax bill?
Please contact the Lancaster County Treasurers Office at (402) 441-7425 so we can send a duplicate statement and verify billing information. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the obligation to pay taxes and if delinquent, applicable interest, penalties and fees.
What if my mortgage company pays my real estate taxes & I received the tax bill?
State law requires that the notice be mailed to the property owner. Most mortgage companies get their tax information from a private tax service or directly from Lancaster County.
What do I do if my address has changed?
Please call the Lancaster County Assessor/Register of Deeds at (402) 441-7463 or email assessor@lancaster.ne.gov.
What is the interest rate charged on delinquent taxes?
The interest rate is 14% annually.
How do I find the value of my Property?
If you want the value of your property, go to the Lancaster County Assessor's Web site.
When are my real estate taxes due and delinquent?
Taxes for real estate are due December 31st.
1st half delinquent the following April 1st.
2nd half delinquent the following August 1st.
If you miss the April 1st deadline or the August 1st deadline, interest will be charged.
When are my personal property taxes due and delinquent?
Taxes for Personal property due are December 31st.
1st half delinquent the following April 1st.
2nd half delinquent the following August 1st.
If you miss the April 1st deadline or the August 1st deadline interest will be charged.

General Payment/ePay Questions

Where can I pay my real estate and personal property taxes?

You may pay your property taxes at the Treasurers Office located at:

Lancaster County Treasurer
County-City Building
555 South 10th Street, Room 102
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Office Hours 7:30 4:30
402-441-7425

You can also pay your taxes online through our website. If you do not have internet access, there is a public terminal available at the location above, available during regular office hours.

The online payments system will only except payments on 2009 taxes through 02/28/2011. The 2010 taxes will be accepted through 02/28/2012. The first half of 2009 taxes were delinquent on 04/01/2010; the second half of 2009 taxes were delinquent on 08/01/2010;

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Can I pay my taxes online by Credit Card?
Yes. There is a 2.5% e-processing fee when using American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, or Visa credit/debit cards, with a $3.95 minimum fee.
Why do I have to pay a convenience fee?
The Lancaster County Treasurers Office uses the option of credit card payments as an optional service to the taxpayer. We cannot adjust the taxes to include the fee, therefore the fee must be charged separately. The fee is remitted to a third party Vendor, not Lancaster County.
Can I pay by e-check or e-savings?
Yes. There is a $1.50 e-processing fee when using e-check or e-savings. Please note there will a $25.00 return fee for e-check and e-savings returned for any reason. After entering your bank account number please check for accuracy before clicking the process button on the payment processing screen.
Can I make partial payments on my taxes?
No. A taxpayer can only make a half or full payment.

Walk-In & Mail Payments

What type of payments are accepted by mail?
Personal checks, money orders, and cashier checks are acceptable mail payments.
Do not send cash in the mail.
What type of payments are accepted for walk-in payments?
Cash, personal checks, money orders cashier checks, and credit card are accepted for walk-in payments.
Where can I mail my tax payments?
Lancaster County Treasurer
555 South 10th Street
Lincoln, Ne. 68508
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