Real estate tax bills being mailed

Staff report

SIDNEY — Shelby County Treasurer Linda Meininger has announced the second half real estate tax bills were mailed June 9, 2017. The final date for payment of these bills will be July 20, 2017. There is a locked drop box available at the front of the building.

Payment may be made by check, money order, cash or online bill, payable to Linda Meininger, Shelby County Treasurer. Taxpayers should use their 12 digit parcel number as their account number. Any payment received with July 20 postmark or before will not receive a penalty.

The office accepts credit cards: Visa, MasterCard and Discover. The taxpayer is responsible for the convenience fee of 2.95 perent.

If a property owner has a change of mailing address or does not receive a bill, contact the treasurer’s office. Failure to receive a bill does not excuse a property owner from paying nor relieve them of the mandatory penalty and/or interest.

The office has pre-pay available and they can debit checking or savings accounts for payments, whether they are bi-annually or monthly. An agreement will need to be signed.

For taxpayers 65 and older or permanently disabled there is a homestead reduction, this also applies to some military. Contact the Shelby County Auditor’s Office with any questions. The owner occupied credit is applied for in the Auditor’s Office also.

Active military personnel are allowed an extension of time for payment of real estate and manufactured home tax according to House Bill No. 390. This application is in the Treasurer’s Office.

The office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon p.m. on Friday. The office is located on the third floor of the Shelby County Annex, 129 E. Court St., Sidney, Ohio.

Anyone with question should call 937-498-7281 or visit the website at to view a bill online.

Staff report