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Payment Options

The 2014 property tax statement will be mailed by October 24, 2014.

All property owners receive a tax statement. If you do not receive a tax statement by November 1st, call the tax office at (541) 265-4139.


Payment Schedules

Property taxes may be paid in installments using one of the following schedules.

Payment must have a postmark no later than November 17th. If the postmark is later than November 17th, discount is not allowed and interest will accrue on the past due installment. The interest rate is 1.333% per month or fraction of a month until paid. (ORS 311.505)

Property Tax Payment Options
Full Payment Pay the "Full Payment" on or before November 17th and receive a 3% discount.
Tax statements for less than $40 must be paid in full.
Two-thirds payment Pay the "2/3 Payment" on or before November 17th and receive a 2% discount. The final one-third payment is due by May 15th.
One-third payment* Pay the one-third payment amount on or before November 17th. There is no discount. The second one-third is due February 16th and the final one-third payment is due May 15th.

* If you choose the one-third installment payment plan, Lincoln County will bill for the payment due February 16th. You will receive a reminder notice for the May 15th payment.

Property tax payments must be credited to the earliest year that taxes are due.

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Payment by Mail

  • When paying by mail, make your check or money order payable to Lincoln County Tax Collector.
  • Return the lower portion of your tax statement with your check using the enclosed blue envelope. The return envelope can be used for the November 17th payment, February 16th and May 15th payment. All payments must be mailed directly to the Lincoln County Tax Office.
  • Mail your payment to 225 W Olive Street, Room 205, Newport, OR 97365
  • Your cancelled check is your receipt. If you require a paper receipt, enclose a self-addressed and stamped envelope with your payment.

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Payment at a Local Bank

(November 15th Payment Only)

Lincoln County banks will accept tax payments until November 15th for the current year tax. If you owe delinquent taxes, payment must be made by mail or at the Tax Office.

Banks accepting property tax payments until November 15th
Columbia Bank Bank of the West
Umpqua Bank Bank of America

When paying at a local bank, you must have your statement or the lower portion of your statement. It must be a GREEN statement and not yellow.

A YELLOW statement indicates a mortgage company or the Oregon Department of Revenue Senior/Disabled Program has requested the tax statement.

If you have recently purchased or refinanced, the mortgage company may not have notified us of the change. The property owner is responsible for making sure that property taxes are paid. If you have any questions as to who should pay the taxes please contact your mortgage company.

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Payment in Person

Make payments with cash, check or money order at Lincoln County Tax Office located at:

Lincoln County Courthouse
225 W Olive Street, Room 205
Newport, OR 97365

Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Currently, we do not accept a debit or credit card payment at the counter of the tax office. The tax office is closed November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day.

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Delinquent Taxes and Lien Dates

All personal property tax is delinquent when any installment is not paid on time. The responsible taxpayer can be served with a lien warrant 30 days after delinquency. The lien warrant will affect your credit rating.

Real property tax is delinquent if not paid in full by May 15th. Foreclosure proceedings on real property begin three years from the date of delinquency.

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Returned Checks

If your check is returned from your bank, a $25.00 processing fee will be added to your account. If the total amount due and the $25.00 fee is not paid by the due date on the tax statement, no discount will be allowed and interest will accrue per ORS 311.505.

Two Party Checks Are Not Accepted.

Please keep your mailing address current.

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Lincoln County Treasurer
Lincoln County Courthouse  •  225 W Olive Street  •  Newport, Oregon 97365
Treasurer: Room 206  •  tel: (541) 265-4142  •  fax: (541) 265-5466
Tax: Room 205  •  tel: (541) 265-4139  •  fax: (541) 265-5466  •