Tax Data Series

All Property Taxes

Property Taxes:
Delinquent Property Taxes-Taxes Due and Payable in Calendar Year 1988, by County

The table shows total delinquent property taxes for calendar year 1988 for all Ohio counties. The delinquent taxes listed include taxes due in preceding years which are still unpaid as well as taxes due and unpaid in calendar year 1988. Three categories of delinquent taxes are presented: tangible personal property; all real property plus public utility personal property (delinquencies for real and public utility personal property taxes are not separated on the county auditor abstracts); and special assessments. The actual amounts of the delinquencies, and additional penalties and interest imposed on the delinquent taxes are included in the figures.

Total delinquencies were $709.3 million, a 28.9% increase from the 1987 total of $550.3 million. Of this amount, real and public utility personal property delinquencies comprised $400.4 million while tangible personal property delinquencies amounted to $201.8 million. Special assessment delinquencies totalled $107.1 million.

Among Ohio counties, Cuyahoga had the highest amount of total delinquencies with $159.4 million. Approximately $88.1 million of this amount was comprised of real and public utility personal property. Vinton County had the lowest amount of delinquencies at $176,696 (real and public utility personal property accounted for $163,624 of this amount).

Data for this table were taken from abstracts filed by county auditors with the Ohio Department of Taxation.