Real Estate Taxes

How Real Estate (Property) Taxes Are Calculated

Taxes owed on Real or Personal Property are determined annually by:

  • Tax Assessor - Valuation of the property
  • Board of Supervisors - Millage Rates
  • Mississippi Department of Revenue - Approval of the roll

Important Dates

Once the roll is approved, the Tax Collector sends out notices, and owner have the following dates to keep in mind:

  • February 1st - Deadline for paying property taxes without accruing interest
  • February 2nd - Interest will begin to accrue at 0.5% (1/2%) per month
  • June 30th - Certified funds only will be accepted (no personal checks)
  • July 15th - Publication fee ($3) will be added to taxes owed (for advertising the lien in the paper)
  • Last Monday of August - The Property lien will be auctioned at the Annual Sale of Delinquent Taxes

Pay Property Tax if Not Included in Mortgage Payment


Online Property Tax Payments

In Person

2915 Canty Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567-4239
Drop-Box available under building breezeway (red mailbox)

6912 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS 39564-2133
Drop-Box available

By Mail

P.O. Box 998
Pascagoula, MS 39568-0998


Debit Card Fee = 1.33%
Credit Card Fee = 3.30%

Certified funds only will be accepted after June 30th