Annual property tax bills headed to mailboxes now

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said 2023 property tax notices are currently being mailed. 

Taxpayers can choose to pay their 2023 property taxes online on the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office website at www.cpso.com by using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card.  Taxpayers may also view and print their bill from the website.

For those not wanting to pay their taxes online, they may pay them in person at:

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Office inside the Magnolia Life Building, 1011 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 100, Lake Charles —  8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; payments can be made using cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

CPSO West Cal Law Enforcement Center, 1525 Cypress St., Sulphur — 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; payments can be made using checks, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.  Cash is not accepted at this location.

The Calcasieu Parish Tax Collector’s Office will have a representative to collect the 2022 property taxes on the following dates and locations around the parish:

DeQuincy Law Enforcement Center, 618 E. Center St., DeQuincy — 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Moss Bluff Law Enforcement Center, 115 Bronco Lane, Moss Bluff — 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7

Payments at these locations can be made using cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

For information concerning payment of taxes, call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax Division at 337-491-3680.  For information concerning assessment, address changes, and homestead, call the Calcasieu Parish Tax Assessor’s Office at 337-721-3000.

The deadline to make payment for the 2023 tax notices without paying any interest or penalty is Dec. 31. Any payments received after December 31, 2023 will be charged 1% interest per month and are subject to additional costs mandated by the Louisiana Revised Statutes.

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