Tax Lien & Deed News


Marion County tax sale puts properties up

The Marion County Commissioners reviewed property getting ready to be sold at the next tax sale in mid-December at its meeting Nov. 19.

County clerk Tina Spen­cer talked about the sale to include two areas in Florence, one on the east side of Main, and the other where the former Florence High School stood.

Other properties scheduled for the tax sale include:

◼ 309 W. Main St., 208 E. Case St., both in Lehigh, 25-foot lot on Lehigh’s Main Street and three other lots at Main or near U.S. Highway 56.

◼ a portion of land in Lost Springs, but without an access road.

◼ Peabody, which has seven properties to include 207 S. Olive, 202 S. Olive (home not liveable), Vine Street, 109 Walnut, 402 S. Olive, 203 N. Elm and a vacant lot on Plum Street near the railroad tracks.

Commissioner Kent Becker asked when the sale was planned.

Spencer said it was slated for Dec. 13, but that date could be pushed back.

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Delinquent property tax list planned Nov. 30

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island County Treasurer/Collector Louisa Ewert is has announced that starting Nov. 20, only cash, cashier’s check, certified checks or money orders will be accepted as payment for delinquent 2017 payable 2018 Real Estate & 2018 Mobile Home Tax payments.

Taxes not paid by Nov. 30 will be published in the newspaper as delinquent, with a $10 certified mailing and publication fee added.

The last day to register for the tax sale is Dec. 11. Registration forms are on the Rock Island County website; a $500 deposit is required at the time of registration.

Tax payments will be accepted at 1504 3rd Ave., Rock Island, until 4:30 p.m. Dec. 26. No payments will be accepted Dec. 27; the tax sale is scheduled for Dec. 27. 

For more details, call 309-558-3510.

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Delinquent Tax Sale for Spartanburg County for Nov. 27, 2018

The Delinquent Tax Sale for Spartanburg County will be held in the Arena, on the lower level of the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, located at 385 North Church Street, Spartanburg on Nov. 27, 2018, beginning at 10 a.m. If additional days are required to auction all properties, the sale will continue on the next business day at 9 a.m.

In order to bid at the tax sale, individuals must be registered bidders. Bidders are encouraged to pre-register in person during our regular office hours or by sending their completed bidder registration forms to our office. The required forms can be printed from our website at


To avoid the sale of the property that is listed, taxes must be paid before the property is sold on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at 9 a.m. The Spartanburg County Delinquent Tax Collector has been directed by virtue of tax execution to sell to the highest bidder, on Nov. 27, 2018, the following described properties to satisfy unpaid taxes, penalties, and cost due to the County of Spartanburg.

Payment must be paid by the end of the sale. Methods of payment are limited to cash, cashier’s check, certified check, or money order. The successful bidder is required to pay for recording fees, deed stamps, deed preparation, and any taxes unpaid at the time of deed preparation. Please contact the Tax Collector’s office for more information: Office of Tax Collector, 366 N. Church Street, Suite 400, Spartanburg, SC 29303. 864-596-2597.

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Charleston County Government holds its annual sale
Charleston County Government holds its annual sale of real estate and mobile homes with delinquent property taxes Nov. 5 at 9 a.m. North Charleston Coliseum’s Montague Terrace Room, 5001 Coliseum Drive. If necessary, the sale will resume at 9 a.m. on subsequent days until all properties are sold. Go to for details.
First Mobile Home Tax Sale Is Wednesday In Lawrence County Courthouse

(BEDFORD) - Lawrence County will hold the first mobile home tax sale in the state in the courthouse lobby on Wednesday, October 31st at 10 a.m.

Treasurer Paula Stewart says there are currently 40 mobile homes with delinquent payments in Lawrence County.

"We are getting lots of calls from both owners and interested parties," she added.

But she's hopeful multiple notices sent to the owners will result in the county collecting most of the more than $17,000 owed before the sale.

In January the county had more than 700 delinquent properties, at just a little over $200,000.

"Taxpayer response has been outstanding," Stewart added. " Many folks have come in to pay and also to receive information. Some have judgment filings that were unknown. This process already qualifies as a huge success without ever getting to the actual sale."

People must pay the taxes owed before 4:30 p.m. today. No payments will be taken the day of sale.

Residents with questions or concerns can stop by the office or call 812-275-2431.

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Larimer County Treasurer’s annual tax lien sale

Larimer County Treasurer Irene Josey reminds the public that the Larimer County Annual Tax Lien Sale will be held on November 15th in the Thomas M. McKee Building located at The Ranch in Loveland.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m., and the sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. A tax lien will be offered on any property with a tax balance not paid by November 13th.

All property taxes must be collected in order to meet the budgetary requirements of all certified taxing authorities. The annual tax lien sale is held to collect these unpaid taxes. Liens are placed against the properties and are purchased by investors who, in turn, earn interest against the tax amounts.

Currently there are 1,258 real property and 84 mobile home delinquent accounts in Larimer County, totaling nearly $3,465,595 in unpaid taxes.

For more information on the Tax Lien Sale, go to or call the Treasurer’s Office at (970) 498-7020.

La Porte County tax sale starts Oct. 18

The La Porte County tax sale starts Oct. 18 at 8 a.m. on the SRI website.

This is an online sale and will end Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. Google SRI website and choose the state of Indiana and choose the county of La Porte for tax sale. Currently there are 1,247 parcels listed but that number will go down as the property owner has until Oct. 16 to pay.

To bid on a property a person must not be delinquent in property already owned in the county.

The person may register now with SRI and up to 48 hours prior with SRI so approval may be validated to purchase property.

A property owner who is delinquent and on the sale has until Oct. 16 at noon to pay their property off so it will not be sold.

This is the first time the auditor and treasurer are conducting a tax sale online instead of in-person.

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Howard Co. tax sale to be held Wednesday

A tax sale will be held Wednesday at the Howard County Administration Center, with a listing of more than 300 properties.

The sale will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Room 338 of the Howard County Administration Center, 220 N. Main St. Officials are encouraging participants to arrive between 9 and 9:30 a.m. for registration.

A list of the properties available through the tax sale is available on the SRI Inc. website,, the company conducting the sale. As of Tuesday afternoon, the property list showed 354 results.

“It’s not that we want to sell people’s properties. It’s that we need properties that are positive to the community,” said Howard County Auditor Martha Lake, “because the taxes support the operations in the community that everybody needs, the services.”

The properties, said Lake, “will be on the list for people to come and pay the taxes and then buy a lien on the property.”

However, current owners who had their property put on the tax sale because of unpaid taxes have one year to redeem the property, although at an increased rate.

“Anyone can redeem a property,” said Peggy Mallaber, the county’s tax sale supervisor. “They have one year. … Even when we do sell the liens, we still give them a year to come back and redeem it.”

Potential buyers are also encouraged to be aware of what they’re buying because if “it wasn’t what they thought it was, then that’s money that they lost," said Lake.

Property information can be found at

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Berkeley County announces upcoming annual Delinquent Tax Sale

The Berkeley County Delinquent Tax Sale will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 5 in County Council Chambers, located inside the Berkeley County Administration Building. The facility is at 1003 Highway 52 in Moncks Corner.

If additional days are necessary to complete the auction, an announcement will be made to that effect before the close of business each day. The sale on subsequent days, if needed, will start at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m.

The mobile home sale will begin approximately 30 to 45 minutes after the land sale ends.

ll real property and mobile homes owing delinquent taxes are subject to sale. To avoid sale, all delinquent taxes, assessments, penalties and costs must be received and processed by the county prior to 5 p.m. on Nov. 2.

Personal or company checks will not be accepted since sufficient time must be allowed for the checks to clear the bank. Only cash, money order, certified funds, or attorney’s trust/escrow account checks will be accepted for payment of taxes. Credit/debit card transactions are accepted with a 2.4-percent and one-percent transaction fees.


Advertising will appear the weeks of Oct. 18, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1. Real property to be sold will be advertised in the Post and Courier on those three dates in the name of the current owner and the defaulting taxpayer, defined by the South Carolina statutes as the owner of record Dec. 31 of the year preceding the taxable year.

The mobile home listing will be advertised for two weeks starting Oct. 25 and Nov. 1.

On Oct. 17, the listing of properties to be sold will be posted on the county website .

The mobile home listings will be available on Oct. 24.

Individuals interested in bidding at the Nov. 5 Land Sale can locate information and instructions, FAQ and answers and ON-LINE BIDDER’S REGISTRATION (which will be available Oct. 18th — Nov. 1) here. Bidders can register online or at the Berkeley County Delinquent Tax Office inside the county administration building.

For questions regarding the Delinquent Tax Sale, call 843-719-4030 or email

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Dorchester County to hold annual delinquent tax sale next month

The Dorchester County delinquent tax collector will hold the county's annual Delinquent Tax Sale next month.

The event will start 10 a.m. on Nov. 5 in Council Chambers in St. George, located at 201 Johnston Street.

If the sale doesn't end by 3 p.m., it will continue at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 6 and subsequent days, as needed, in the same location and time until all properties are sold.

Properties will be sold in the following order: 1) real property and 2) mobile homes and in alphabetical order, according to the owner’s last name or business name.

All real property and mobile homes with delinquent taxes are subject to sale. To avoid the sale, all delinquent taxes, assessments, penalties and costs must be received and processed by the Dorchester County Delinquent Tax Office prior to 5 p.m. Nov. 2. Cash, money order and cashier’s check are the only payment types that will be accepted for delinquent taxes.

Bidders may register to bid in the Delinquent Tax Office, during normal business hours Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, or 9-10 a.m. on the day of the sale in Council Chambers in St. George. There will be no bidder registration once the sale starts.

Payment must be made in full via cash, cashier’s check, or money order. Personal checks, debit cards and/or credit cards will not be accepted for bids made at the tax sale.

For more information visit the county website.

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Berkeley Co. delinquent Tax Sale to be held November 5th

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.- (WCBD) The Berkeley County Delinquent Tax Sale will be held on Monday, November 5, in County assembly room of the Berkeley County Administration Building. 

The sale will begin at 10 a.m. If additional days are necessary to complete the auction, an announcement will be made before the close of business each day, according to spokesperson Hannah Moldenhauer .

The sale on subsequent days will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. The mobile home sale will begin approximately 30-45 minutes after the land sale ends.  

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Toms River Announces 2018 Tax Lien Sale

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Toms River Township will be holding its annual tax lien sale in October, officials have announced.

There are more than 1,800 properties on the tax lien sale list, which includes unpaid sewer bills and unpaid property taxes. If your property is on the list, you have until the day before the sale, which is scheduled for Oct. 17, to pay the amount that is in arrears.

Contact the Toms River Township tax collector's office for payment information by calling 732-341-1000, ext. 8342.

The tax sale is being held online, and all properties on the list can be found at this link.


Forrest County’s tax sale using the GovEase online tax bidding process netted the county a pretty penny this tax season.

Tax Collector Delbert Dearman reported during Monday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors that the county netted $229,874.30 in this year’s sale. Last year’s profit was $142,874.11.

“I would call the online tax sale a success,” said Dearman, explaining the excess online bid the county gets to keep was increased by 61 percent or $87,000 over last year.

“That will more than cover what the bill for GovEase is,” he said.

The board approved paying GovEase Auction $51,827.01 for their services.

This was the first time the county has used the online bidding service being used by 36 counties across the state, including Lamar County.

The county’s tax base went up 225 parcels and increased from 7.7 last year to 10.7 this year, an increase of 3 percent.

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Four properties listed for Oct. 12 Mercer County tax sale
ALEDO — Mercer County plans to offer approximately four properties through a sealed bid auction.

According to county representatives, the county has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties delinquent for 2014 and prior real estate taxes and will offer for sale real estate obtained.

All sealed bids must be in the Mercer County Treasurer’s Office inside the Mercer County Courthouse, 100 S.E. 3rd St., Aledo, by the close of business on Oct. 12.

The minimum bid is $823 per property. All items will be sold to the highest sealed bid. Bidder’s packets and sale catalogs are available at the treasurer's office or online at

For more details, call 800-248-2850 or 618-656-5744 or visit 
Oct. 12 Henry County tax sale lists 49 properties

CAMBRIDGE — Henry County plans to offer approximately 49 properties through a sealed bid auction.

According to county representatives, the county has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties delinquent for 2014 and prior real estate taxes and will offer for sale real estate obtained.


All sealed bids must be in the Henry County Treasurer’s Office in the Henry County Courthouse, 307 W. Center St., Cambridge, by close of business on Oct. 12.

The minimum bid is $809 per property. All items will be sold to the highest sealed bid. Bidder’s packets and sale catalogs are available at the treasurer's office or online at

For more details, call 800-248-2850 or 618-656-5744 or visit

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Jasper County annual tax sale approaches

Jasper County's annual tax sale is just a few days away -- and there are hundreds of properties on the auction block.

Right now, the total comes in at 328, which is up from 2017. But that number could drop if more property owners come in and pay off back taxes. The county collector points out the sale isn't unique to Jasper County.

"It's a statewide regulated by Missouri state statutes that all counties in the state of Missouri at ten o'clock on the fourth Monday of each August will have their tax sales,” says Steve Holt, Jasper Co. Collector.

The Jasper County sale will take place Monday, August 27th on the third floor of the county courthouse in Carthage. We've got a link to the complete list of properties for sale here.

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Grundy County (MO.) Tax Sale Aug. 27

The Grundy County Delinquent Tax Sale will be held on Monday, Aug. 27 at the courthouse.
As of Aug. 19, a total of 144 properties were slated to be offered for sale at the auction, which will begin at 10 a.m. Of that number, 63 are being offered for the first time, 34 are being offered for the second time and 13 are being offered for the third time.

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La Porte County holds training session for Oct. tax sale

La PORTE — The La Porte County Auditor’s Office, and the La Porte County Treasurer’s Office will be holding a Training Session, for the public, with SRI Tax Sale Services on Wednesday, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the County Government Complex, 809 State St., La Porte.

The purpose of this training session is to provide instruction to the public for the online tax sale that will be taking place on Oct. 18.

Grundy County Delinquent Tax Sale to be held August 27th

As of Thursday morning, 166 properties are being offered for sale at the annual Grundy County Delinquent Tax Sale.

The sale will be at the courthouse in Trenton the morning of August 27th at 10 o’clock with registration for buyers to start at 8:30.

Collector-Treasurer Barbara Harris reports that of the properties to be offered, 76 will be offered for the first time, 41 for the second time, 15 for the third sale, and 34 for after the third sale. After a property is offered three times, a buyer may pay the taxes or make an offer.

The list of properties for sale may be viewed in the collector-treasurers office on the second floor of the courthouse. Anyone wishing to purchase a property must be a Missouri resident and have all taxes paid.

Harris reports Madison Township has the largest number of properties to be offered with 78, which are all at Leisure Lake. Trenton Township has the second largest offering with 43 properties. Franklin Township has 21, Liberty Township has 14, and Wilson has 10. Property owners have until the afternoon of August 24th at 4:30 to pay back taxes.

Questions about the Grundy County Delinquent Tax Sale may be directed to the collector-treasurers office at 359-4040 extension 3.

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Teton County Annual Property Tax Lien Sale on August 8

JACKSON HOLE, WYO –  The Teton County Treasurer’s office is seeking to spread the word about properties that currently have outstanding 2017 property tax bills prior to the annual Property Tax Lien Sale on August 8, 2018.

Property owners and ownership entities have been noticed of delinquent tax bills, but outstanding balances still exist for 51 real property parcels in Teton County (as of 7/25/18). There are also delinquent taxes on 11 mobile homes and 82 Business entities. Payment on these outstanding balances can be made up until Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

“It can be difficult to track down individual owners or ownership entities when it comes to delinquent property taxes, so we want to make sure that we get the word out as much as possible prior to the annual Property Tax Lien Sale every year,” said Donna Baur, Teton County Treasurer. “Ideally, property owners can remedy the situation prior to a third party purchasing the tax lien for the parcel.”

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Bids due Aug. 10 for Putnam County tax sale

HENNEPIN — Putnam County has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2014 and mobile homes that were delinquent for 2014 and prior real estate taxes. The county as trustee will offer for sale the real estate and mobile homes obtained to the public.

It will offer approximately eight real estate items and two mobile home items through a sealed bid auction sale. All sealed bids must be in the county’s treasurer’s office located in the county courthouse, 120 N. Fourth St., Hennepin, IL 61327 no later than the close of business on Aug. 10.

“The sale of these lots and mobile homes should be a major benefit to both the taxing districts and the neighboring property owners. This sale will place the real estate and mobile homes into the hands of individuals who have an interest in owning them. The county hopes these new owners will maintain the property and the mobile homes and keep the taxes paid,” a press release from the county read. “By eliminating abandoned properties, the appearance of the neighborhood should improve and the value of the adjoining properties should increase.”

The required minimum bid on real estate is $787 and on mobile homes is $845. All items will be sold to the highest sealed bid received on or before Aug. 10. Packets and sale catalogs are available at the county’s treasurer’s office or at

For more information, contact the auction sale department of the Putnam County Tax Agent’s Office at (800) 248-2850 or (618) 656-5744 or visit Office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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More than 500 tax-defaulted properties up for auction throughout San Bernardino County

VICTORVILLE — The San Bernardino County Tax Collector’s office has announced that more than 500 tax-defaulted properties will soon be up for auction, several of which are located in the High Desert.

Tax collector Oscar Valdez announced Tuesday that his office will hold its annual online auction of tax-defaulted properties beginning Aug. 4, with staggered closing times through Aug. 10.

A scan of the county website reveals defaulted properties such as a two-story home located in a housing tract in Adelanto, commercial and residential properties in Barstow, a home in Helendale, land in Victorville, properties in Pinon Hills and several residential units in the Lake Arrowhead area.

“The benefit of a tax sale is getting tax-defaulted properties back into tax paying status to fund key public services, including education, police and fire protection, and social and public health services,” Valdez said. “Winning bidders have the opportunity to buy real estate at potentially reduced prices.”

The tax sale auction consists of properties that have been tax-defaulted for five or more years and will include both newly offered and re-offered properties.

Opening bids start as low as $100, and the highest bid wins. Each bidder alone bears the responsibility of due diligence to inspect, research and investigate the properties offered for sale.

Properties are sold “as is” and purchasers are encouraged to complete a thorough due diligence review prior to bidding.

Auction properties include single-family residences, multi-unit apartments, duplexes, triplexes, commercial buildings, vacant land and over 100 timeshares.

Limited tax information, including parcel number, assessor’s parcel map, and Google Map addresses, are available for viewing online at

Participants must pre-register to bid. For more information, visit

To participate in the auction, an advance deposit of $1,000, plus a $35 non-refundable bid deposit processing fee, is due by 5 p.m. on Friday.

Participants must pre-register to bid. For more information, visit

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Foreclosed land auction is July 31 for Montcalm, Ionia counties

SHERIDAN (MI) — Nearly 60 foreclosed properties in Ionia and Montcalm counties will hit the auction block this month.

The annual land auction is noon July 31 at the Sheridan Community Center, 205 St. Clair St.

Potential bidders can register at online or starting at 11:30 a.m. the day of the sale at the Community Center.

Montcalm County will have 38 properties for auction (10 less than last year), while Ionia County will have 21 properties available (three more than last year). All properties were foreclosed on for unpaid taxes in 2015.

Any properties that do not sell for their minimum bid July 31 will go up for sale again at a no minimum bid auction later this year.

Montcalm County properties of note include an old hotel in Home Township with a minimum bid of $36,000, part of an old elevator in Vestaburg with a minimum bid of $4,500, lakefront property in Evergreen Township with a minimum bid of $3,900 and an old commercial building in Cato Township with a minimum bid of $1,700.

Ionia County properties of note include a modern raised ranch home in Belding with a minimum bid of $9,800 and a currently occupied four-square home in the Lyons at a minimum bid of $8,100.

“We do have two properties that are being taken for public purpose — they pay full back taxes and fees and have first right after the state,” Ionia County Treasurer Judith Clark said. “The city of Ionia will have a pole building to clean up and be able to use for city maintenance facilities and vehicles and storage. Ionia Township is using a lot next door to clean up and expand parking.”

Montcalm County Treasurer JoAnne Vukin could not be reached for comment for this story.

Call the Ionia County Treasurer’s Office at (616) 527-5329, the Montcalm County Treasurer’s Office at (989) 831-7334 or visit for a list of all properties up for auction in Ionia and Montcalm counties.

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Lincoln County Tax Sale Aug. 27

The annual tax sale begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, and over the course of six hours of digital bidding in an online auction, the Lincoln County Tax Collector’s Office will recover $1,581,173 in back taxes owed on 2,362 parcels. Tax collector Blake Pickering said the average unpaid bill is between $1,300 and $1,500, and he expects several of the open tabs to be closed out before sale day.

Otherwise, those in arrears will be paying a new lien-holder 1.5 percent interest per month.

“Ninety percent of the people who bid on parcels in the tax sale are after the interest income, and from my understanding, the guys who do it make a pretty good bit of money,” he said.

Anyone interested in bidding on the delinquent parcels must create an account with and send a completed Form W-9 to Pickering’s office. Once registered with the bidding site and tax office, registered users will receive an email approving their participation in the sale.

Once the sale launches, logged-in bidders will have access to all of the parcels and can immediately enter bids. CivicSource allows “proxy bidding,” in which users can set a maximum bid amount and walk away — the site will automatically increase the bid by the minimum to stay on top of competitors until the maximum is topped.

CivicSource uses a rolling 5-minute clock that extends bid times to prevent last-second “sniping” during the final seconds of the bid process. Pickering said a bidding war over a particular parcel extended 10 times for an additional 51 minutes during last year’s sale.

Successful bidders will have 24 hours to pay the full owed amount to CivicSource. The site turns a profit only off a percentage of over-bids and sends Lincoln County a check for the full amount of taxes collected.

Successful bidders will be entitled to 1.5 percent interest per month and will be paid in full once the landowners settle their bill. If the landowner doesn’t pay up in two years — three years from the date of the original tax lien — successful bidders can sue in chancery court for a quiet title giving them ownership of the parcel, though Pickering said such actions are rare.

Anyone owing taxes who wishes to avoid having their bill auctioned off can settle up with the tax collector’s office by Aug. 24. The office will stop accepting checks after Aug. 10.

Pickering said his office will publish a list of delinquent parcels in The Daily Leader on Aug. 9 and Aug. 21.

If a parcel is auctioned off in the upcoming tax sale, landowners should pay their bill as soon as possible in the Lincoln County Chancery Clerk’s Office.

This will be the second year the annual tax sale has been conducted online. Previously, tax sales were carried out in all-day sessions in the circuit courtroom, but moving the sale online allows more participants and ensures more collections, Pickering said.

“It opens it up for working people who want to participate but can’t get off work all day,” he said.

For years in the courtroom and now online, Lincoln County’s Johnny Gunnel dominates the land sale. Pickering said the next three top buyers behind Gunnel are out-of-town companies built on tax lien interest profits.

Gunnel could not be reached for comment.

Pickering’s office will host an info session with CivicSource to teach participants how to use the online system. The two sessions are scheduled for noon and 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9.

Sheriff’s Office to hold online tax sale July 25 (La.)

More than 300 properties will be up for grabs on July 25 when the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office hosts an online tax title sale.

The auction will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or end earlier if all properties are sold, the Sheriff’s Office said. A tax title sale is the sale of properties that have delinquent taxes due.

By hosting the sale through its website, the Sheriff’s Office said more bidders will be allowed to participate from the privacy of their own computers. There are 377 properties slated to be auctioned off, and the sale is open to the general public.

The tax titles for the properties are sold to the public for the amount of the delinquent taxes due, plus any accrued interest, penalties and other legal costs, the Sheriff’s Office said. The sale is conducted as a “low-bid-wins” style of auction in which properties are sold to the buyer willing to bid on the least percent ownership interest in the property.

The winning bidders of the tax sale are expected to pay for their purchases within 72 hours after the auction closes, the Sheriff’s Office said. Payment must be made in full, and all sales are final.

Property owners must send property tax payments by 4 p.m. July 24 to avoid having their property subject to sale, the Sheriff’s Office said. If bills aren’t paid in the full amount by July 24, the properties could go up for sale during the auction.

Free registration and a list of available properties are now available through the Sheriff’s Office website at

A limited number of computer terminals will also be open during the sale on the third floor of the Ferd H. Block Building, 200 W. Second St., Thibodaux, and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. A Sheriff’s Office representative will be on hand to provide assistance.

Tax payments can be made at the Sheriff’s Office Administration Office at 200 Canal Blvd., Thibodaux or at the South Lafourche substation at 102 W. 91st St., Cut Off.

For information, property owners can call 449-4431 in Thibodaux or 632-5844 in Galliano.

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