Real Property means land and improvements, all possessory rights and privileges appurtenant to the property, and includes personal property affixed to the land or improvements (AS 29.71.800).
Real Property Tax Bills and Mortgage Notices are prepared and mailed by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Treasury and Budget Division on or before July 1st of each year.
You have an option of paying the taxes in full upon receipt of the tax bill on July 1st. First half installment is due on the first business day in September. Second half installment is due on the first business day in November.
You can view your account information via the Property Database Search Pages or you can call the Treasury/Budget Division at (907) 459-1441.
For payments made after the due dates, please contact the Treasury/Budget Division at (907) 459-1441 for the correct amount.
Yes, the Fairbanks North Star Borough offers electronic payment via credit card. The credit card payment option will charge the taxpayer a third party convenience fee of approximately 2.5% of the amount paid and will be available through the internet or by phone. The Borough offers this form of electronic payment option as a way to provide additional choice and convenience to customers making payment on real property taxes. Click here to make electronic payment via internet. If you wish to pay by phone, you will need to call 1-800-2pay-tax (1-800-272-9829) and enter Jurisdiction Code 1206 when prompted.
Make checks, money orders, cashier checks or travelers checks payable to: Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB), P.O. Box 71320, Fairbanks, Alaska 99707, or 809 Pioneer Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701. Note: Please provide payment stub or parcel account number when making payment to ensure payment is applied to the proper account.
If your property taxes are delinquent you will be charged up to a 5% penalty and an annual simple interest rate of 8% on the taxes due. If a delinquency continues beyond the normal collection period, your tax account could incur additional fees such as advertising fees, legal fees and administration costs.
Confirmation from web site dated by 11:45 P.M. AST on or before the due date. Envelope postmarked by the US Post Office by 11:59 P.M. on or before the due date. Cash register receipt/Treasury date stamp received in person by 5:00 P.M. on or before the due date. Note: If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date is the next business day. *Not applicable to 2012 Delinquent Taxes, see URGENT NOTICE.
The confirmation from the Official Payments Corporation web site if you paid by credit card, your cancelled check if you paid by mail, the cash register receipt if you paid in person at the customer service counter.
Real Property taxes are due and payable as billed even if you have filed an appeal on the assessed value of your property. A refund will be made, if appropriate, after resolution of your appeal.
Yes, but that does not stop the penalty, interest or foreclosure costs from being applied to the account if at least the minimum payments were not paid by the first and second half due dates.
Yes, but the exact amount will not be known until after the Borough Assembly has established the mill levy for that year.
Credit balances are automatically refunded for all Real Property tax account refunds. Process time will vary due to the volume of overpayments. If you would like your overpayment applied to the next year's taxes or to another tax account, you can fax a letter requesting the transfer to: (907) 459-1449 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taxpayers who have arranged for their payments to be made through their mortgage company will receive a Tax Notice rather than a Tax Bill. It is the property owner's responsibility to ensure their mortgage company pays their taxes timely each year. Escrow contracts are between the property owner and the mortgage company.
Address changes are processed by the Borough Assessor’s Office at: 809 Pioneer Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701. You can also call (907) 459-1429 or fax a request to (907) 459-1416.
Applications, procedures and guidelines are available in the Borough Assessor’s Office at: 809 Pioneer Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701. You may also call (907) 459-1429.
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Real property taxes are billed on a calendar year basis (January - December).
Foreclosure properties will be either sold at public auction or retained for a public purpose. For more information on foreclosure liens and tax-deeded property, contact Tax Foreclosure in the Treasury/Budget Division at (907) 459-1241.
Payment will be reversed off of the account back to the effective date of the payment. The tax billing system will automatically apply any penalty, interest and costs as if the payment was never made. An additional $30.00 cost will be added for returned check fee.
Contact the Borough Assessors' Office at (907) 459-1429 for all ownership and address changes.
It is the property owner's responsibility to ensure their taxes are paid timely each year. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the taxpayer of responsibility for timely payment or constitute cause for cancellation of penalty, interest or costs in cases of delinquency.