Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I pay my taxes with a Credit Card or ACH?

    Yes, Becker County will accept payments for property taxes by Credit Card or ACH. If you would like to setup an automatic ACH payment contact the Auditor-Treasurer's Office for details. If you would like to pay online by credit card click here.

  • What if I pay my property taxes late?

    If taxes are paid late a penalty is assessed. To see a penalty schedule to figure your penalty due amount, see the back of your tax statement or click here.

  • When are property taxes due?

    Click here to see the schedule of property tax due dates.

  • Will I receive a reminder if I forget to pay my taxes by the due date?

    No reminders are sent. Tax statements are mailed once a year with payment stubs showing the due dates on them.

  • What if I purchase my property after the tax statements have already been mailed?

    Property Tax Statements are mailed out once a year. If you purchase property after the tax statements have already been mailed, you will NOT receive a tax statement from us. Instead, you will receive a courtesy letter stating the taxes due for the year. You will receive this letter regardless if your mortgage company is escrowing for your taxes and intend to pay them. If you would like to obtain a copy of the tax statement, contact the Auditor-Treasurer's Office. You will need to provide your parcel identification number or your address.

  • I've lost or misplaced my property tax statement - can I obtain another copy of it?

    Copies of your current tax statement are available online by visiting our Tax Statements Online page or by looking up your property via our Parcel Information search page. Tax statements for previous years can be obtained from the Auditor-Treasurer's Office. You will need to have your parcel identification number or property address.

  • What if my total tax is less than $50.00?

    When the total tax due for the year is $50.00 or less, payment must be made in full by May 15th.

  • Why have I received a bill (tax statement) when my mortgage company should be paying the taxes?

    A tax statement is always mailed to the property owner. Each mortgage company is provided with the information needed to make tax payments.

  • When will we receive our tax statements?

    You will receive your Real Estate Tax Statement once a year by the end of March. Mobile Home Tax Statements are mailed out the end of July.