MAUI COUNTY NEWS – WAILUKU, MAUI – The County of Maui, Real Property Tax Division announced today that the second installment of the 2011-2012 tax year are due on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. The deadline set by the Maui County Code of February 20th falls on a holiday, thereby making this year’s deadline the following business day, Tuesday the 21st.
Real Property tax bills from the County of Maui have been mailed to property owners or the agents servicing their accounts. Property owners who pay their real property taxes directly and who have not received a real property tax bill should check on their taxes by contacting the County of Maui Real Property Tax Division by phone at (808) 270-7697, in person at the Maui Mall Service Center (Mon-Fri 8am – 4pm), or online at www.mauipropertytax.com.
The Real Property Tax Division is offering electronic payment options for Real Property Taxes. Electronic payments are accepted via the internet or phone. This service is being offered through a private vendor Link2Gov. Please keep in mind that it is the service provider that is charging a convenience fee and that these fees are not being collected by theCounty of Maui.
To make an electronic payment it is a good idea to have your tax bill on hand because you will need your 13 digit tax map key number. To find out more about electronic payment options visit http://www.mauicounty.gov/departments/Finance/rptpayment.htm.
To make an online payment go to https://gate.link2gov.com/MauiRPT/. You must have an email address to use the online payment service. To make a payment by phone call 1-877-729-4775 and follow the voice instructions.
Property owners are reminded that failure to pay their taxes on time because of non-receipt of a tax bill will not excuse them from being assessed a 10 percent penalty plus interest at the rate of 12 percent per year. Unless hand delivered on time, the United States Postal Service cancellation mark is the date of receipt by the County of Maui. It is the taxpayer’s responsibility when sending via postal mail to assure that all envelopes are timely postmarked by the USPS on or before February 21, 2012, no exceptions.