Haywood County taxes due Jan. 5
Time is running out to pay county taxes for real estate, business personal property and individually held personal property, which includes manufactured homes, boats, boat motors, jet skis and unlicensed motor vehicles.
Taxes became due in September but are payable through Jan. 5 without interest. Notices were mailed to property owners in late August and early September.
Since Jan. 5 falls on a Saturday in 2013, the deadline is extended to Monday, Jan. 7, the next day of business.
After Jan. 7, an interest charge of 2 percent is added on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and an additional percentage is added on the first day of every month until the bill is fully paid.
On Monday morning, Linda Greene headed to the tax offices in the Historic Courthouse in Waynesville to the annual chore done, which is how ...