All fiscal year taxes that have not been paid by the lastFridaybefore the tax sale will be auctioned at the County's annual Tax Sale. After a lien has been sold, the owner of the property has two years from the purchase date to pay the taxes plus the interest (1.5% per month) accrued up to that date through theChancery Clerk's office.
Property owners are required to pay their delinquent taxes (oldest first) prior to paying their current year taxes.
The sale begins the last Monday of August each year.It is held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and until all delinquent parcels have been sold. The sale usually lasts between five and seven days.
The Tax Lien Sale will be hold online.Online Registrationbegins the Last Monday in July.You cansign up and register online. Online web training will be available to the public. Training sessions will be hosted daily. You cansign up for training online.
Registration in the Tax Collector's Officebegins the Wednesday before the sale begins.
A listing of approximately 5,000 parcels is advertised in the local paper, The Mississippi Press, on the two Wednesdays preceding the sale.
If using a credit card each transaction will incur a convenience fee. This fee is not assessed by your government. Mississippi State Law prohibits the tax collector from paying credit or debit card fees. When paying with a credit or debit card, a separate non-refundable 3% convenience fee will be charged to your card as payment to the credit card company for processing your transaction.
One the tax sale ends the Tax Collector turns everything over to theChancery Clerk's Office.