Calcasieu Parish: Options For Paying 2018 Property Taxes
There's more than one way to pay your 2018 property taxes if you live in Calcasieu Parish and to ensure you to pay them on time, we've got you covered.
In addition to making payments by cash, check, money order, and cashier’s check, you can also pay your property taxes online via the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office website, cpso.com by using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit cards. Taxpayers can also view and print their bill from the website.
“We are always looking for ways to make it more convenient for the taxpayers to pay their taxes,” says Sheriff Mancuso. “If you choose to pay online, there will be no lines to stand in and you will be able to pay your taxes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”
Taxes don’t have to be paid online, the traditional way of paying in person is still an option as well. Locations throughout the parish are listed below:
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Office: Magnolia Life Building, 1011 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 100, Lake Charles. Monday—Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm (open through lunch).
Payments can be made using cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
Sulphur (West Cal) CPSO Law Enforcement Center: 1017 Beglis Parkway, Sulphur, Monday - Friday 8 pm - 4 pm (closed for lunch 12 noon – 1 pm).
Payments can be made using checks, money order or cashier’s check. Cash and cards are not accepted at this location.
According to the media release, "Also for the convenience to the taxpayers, the Calcasieu Parish Tax Collector’s Office will have a representative to collect the 2018 property taxes on the following dates and at the following locations around the parish:"
Tuesday, December 4, Vinton Law Enforcement Center: 8:30 am - 2 pm, located at 1302 Center St., Vinton.
Wednesday, December 5, Dequincy Law Enforcement Center: 8:30 am - 2 pm 618, located at E Center St., DeQuincy.
Thursday, December 6, Moss Bluff Law Enforcement Center: 8:30 am - 2 pm, located at 115 Bronco Lane, Lake Charles.
Payments at these locations can be made using checks, money order or cashier’s check. Cash and cards are not accepted at these locations.
Contact the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Division at 337.491.3680 for any additional information or concerns.
For information concerning assessment, address changes, and homestead, please call the Calcasieu Parish Tax Assessor’s Office at 337.721.3000.
The deadline to make payment for the 2018 tax notices without paying any interest or penalty is December 31, 2018. Any payments received after December 31, 2018, will be charged 1% interest per month and are subject to additional costs mandated by the Louisiana Revised Statutes.