Sheriff announces property tax payment methods

Published 3:00 pm Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said 2021 property tax notices are currently being mailed.  Taxpayers can choose to pay their 2021 property taxes online at www.cpso.com by using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express card.  Taxpayers may also view and print their bill from the website.

For those not wanting to pay their taxes online, they may pay them in person at:

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Tax Office: Magnolia Life Building, 1011 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 100, Lake Charles; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Payments can be made using cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

CPSO Sulphur (West Cal) Law Enforcement Center: 1525 Cypress St., Sulphur; 8-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Payments can be made using checks, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted at this location.

Also for the convenience to the taxpayers, the Calcasieu Parish Tax Collector’s Office will have a representative to collect the 2021 property taxes on the following dates and locations around the parish:

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 6 — DeQuincy Law Enforcement Center, 618 E Center St., DeQuincy.

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 7 — Moss Bluff Law Enforcement Center, 115 Bronco Lane.

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 8 — Vinton Law Enforcement Center, 1302 Center St., Vinton

Payments at these locations can be made using cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

For information concerning payment of taxes, call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax Division at (337) 491-3680.  For information concerning assessment, address changes, and homestead, please call the Calcasieu Parish Tax Assessor’s Office at (337) 721-3000. The deadline to make payment for the 2021 tax notices without paying any interest or penalty is Dec. 31. Any payments received after Dec. 31 will be charged 1 percent interest per month and are subject to additional costs mandated by the Louisiana Revised Statutes.