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Does TACS Report Accounts to the Credit Bureaus?

As a general rule, TACS does not report accounts remitted for collection by our government clients to the credit bureaus.  In the event, however, that judgment is procured in a court, credit bureaus may discover this public record and report the same....

Tax Auctions – Post-Auction Matters

What type of ownership document is issued at the auction? A receipt evidencing your bid amount and your deposit amount will be provided the day of the auction. Upon the Court’s confirmation of the sale, you will be notified of the remaining amount due for your bid, if...

Tax Auctions – I’ve Won….Now What?

If I purchase property at an auction and later become dissatisfied with the property, can I cancel my bid and get a refund of the deposit or purchase price? Once the sale is confirmed by the Court, you become the legal owner of the property and the funds paid are not...

Tax Auctions – Bidding on Property

How do I qualify as a bidder at the auction? To qualify as a bidder at the auction, you may not owe delinquent taxes to the local taxing jurisdiction. Additionally, you may not be a Defendant in any delinquent tax suit filed by the local taxing jurisdiction.  If...

Tax Auctions – Notifications and Locations

Tax auctions are advertised in a newspaper of general circulation in the taxing jurisdiction. TACS also maintains an interested bidders list to receive email notifications of upcoming auctions.  If you are interested in signing up as an interested bidder, click the...

How Can I Keep My Property From Being Sold

In order to redeem your property (and stop the tax sale process), you must either pay your account in full or make a Promissory Note payment plan agreement. Payment agreements are not available in all cases or for all localities. An active Promissory Note agreement,...

How Long Does the Tax Sale Process Take ?

In general, the tax sale process takes approximately one year from referral of the account to removal from the Court’s docket. The length of time between referral of the account and sale of the property is dependant on many factors and cannot be determined in advance...