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Delinquent Taxes

The division's duties include the collection of delinquent taxes and working with property owners, account holders, tax lien purchasers, and other interested parties in the following areas:

  1. Real Estate Taxes
  2. Manufactured Home Taxes
  3. Personal Property Taxes
  4. Bankruptcy Cases
  5. Administering Tax Lien Sales
  6. Foreclosure Cases
  7. Judicial Sales: Delinquent and Pro-Rated Taxes

When you call our office we will help you with the following:

  • Explain your tax bill.
  • Suggest any tax reductions for which you might qualify.
  • Frank, confidential discussion on all payment alternatives.
  • Monthly payment plans available for delinquent and unpaid current taxes. These plans give you time to get back on your feet while stopping further interest and penalties from being added.
  • We will work with you in every way possible to help you address your tax delinquency.
  • Explain the process if you would like to appeal a penalty.

The following is a list of the services and duties of the Delinquent Tax Division at the Franklin County Treasurer's Office.

  • Payment Plans
    Ask how to set up a payment plan to pay Delinquent Taxes.
  • Tax Lien Sale
    Find out about our annual tax lien sale. We have information for taxpayers and potential buyers.
  • Bankruptcy
    Learn how our office handles bankruptcy cases.
  • Foreclosure
    Learn how our office handles tax foreclosures.
  • Request for Penalty Remission
    Learn how to dispute a late fee that you do not agree with. Please Note: Penalty Forgiveness is also known as Penalty Remission and Penalty Remittance.

Additional Delinquent Tax Information

If you would like more information, contact us at:

Delinquent Tax Division
373 South High Street, 17th Floor
Columbus OH, 43215
(614)525-3431
e-mail the Treasurer