You may notice that your tax statement looks slightly different than it has in recent years. In September 2020, Williams County transitioned to a new tax software and online property search/payment platform. In 2021, updates to the software enabled us to update the names of tax districts in the “Taxes by District” section to allow … Continued
FAQ Topic: Property & Housing
A “mill” is simply 1/1000th of anything. Mills are used to calculate property taxes. Williams County calculates the “mills” based on budgets determined by each taxing district in the county. Learn more about mill levies in Williams County on the Mill Levy Information webpage.
Both the value of the mill AND the number of mills can affect your tax bill. If the same number of mills are on your tax statement this year as there were last year, but your home’s value increased by 5%, your tax bill will rise by 5% as well. Learn about how your property … Continued
Instead of getting several separate bills, you get one property tax statement from Williams County, and we distribute your payment to each of the other entities.
Real Estate Taxes Annual real estate taxes are mailed mid-December each year. The payment of taxes is divided into two equal payments, but if taxes are paid in full on or before February 15th (February 16th in 2021 due to the holiday), you will receive a 5% discount on the consolidated tax. Postmarked dates are … Continued
The zoning of your property does not affect or impact property taxes. Zoning determines the allowable uses of the property, but zoning itself does not factor into the property value assessment that determines property taxes.
You can look up a Parcel ID Number (PIN) for any parcel in Williams County by using the Parcel Viewer Map or the iTax Property Tax system.
Williams County provides historical and current property information such as valuations, taxes, structure details, etc. Learn more on the Property Information page.
If preparing a legal document, please contact the Recorder’s Office at 701-577-4540 or firstname.lastname@example.org for how to obtain the full legal description for a parcel.
To receive the Homestead Credit, you must meet the eligibility requirements and submit an application with the Assessor’s Office by February 1st each year. For more information and an application, please visit the Property Tax Exemptions and Credits webpage.