Tax Data Series

DELINQUENT property taxES: By County, Tax Year 2016, Due and Payable in Calendar Year 2017

The table shows total delinquent property taxes for tax year 2016 for all Ohio counties.   It includes all property taxes reported as unpaid in tax year 2016, including taxes that became delinquent in preceding years which were still unpaid in 2016. 

Two categories of delinquent taxes are presented: all real property that includes public utility tangible personal property (delinquencies for these categories are not separated) 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 $1,745.5 million, a decrease of 4.5% from the tax year 2015 total of $1,827.8 million.   Real and public utility tangible personal property delinquencies comprised $1,363.1 million of the tax year 2016 delinquencies while special assessment delinquencies totaled $ 382.5 million. 

Among Ohio counties, Cuyahoga had the highest amount of total delinquencies, with $481.1 million.   Noble County had the lowest amount of delinquencies at $682,958. 

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