CALEB A. STIDHAM

Erie County Treasurer | Erie County, Ohio

When are taxes due?

2023 real estate first half taxes will be due February 21, 2024. 2023 real estate second half taxes will be due July 17, 2024. 2024 manufactured home first half taxes will be due March 6, 2024. 2024 manufactured home second half taxes will be due July 31, 2024.

If you have any questions, please call the Treasurer's office at 419-627-7701 or email us at treasurer@eriecounty.oh.gov.

How can I pay my taxes?

Taxes can be paid online. Please visit the How To Pay Online section of our website for a step-by-step guide. Please note there are fees for this service from the payment processor as follows:
$1.00 Electronic Check – 2.39% Credit Card (minimum fee: $2.00) – 1.0% Debit Card (minimum fee: $1.50).

Taxes can be paid by phone at 1-877-739-5989. The same service fees apply as the online payment.

Checks can be mailed to the Treasurer’s office at 247 Columbus Avenue, Suite 115, Sandusky, OH 44870. Checks can be made out to “Erie County Treasurer”. Be sure to include the stub from your tax bill or include the parcel number on the check.

Taxpayers can stop by our office to pay taxes by cash, check, money order, or debit/credit card. The same card fees apply as the online payment.

Where is your office located?

Our office is located in downtown Sandusky at 247 Columbus Avenue, Suite 115.

What are your office hours?

Our normal office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. There will be extended office hours during tax collection. From January 22, 2024 to February 21, 2024, our office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

I did not receive a bill. What should I do?

Please email the Treasurer’s office at treasurer@eriecounty.oh.gov to request a pdf copy of your bill and/or change the address we mail your tax bill.

Is a post mark acceptable for establishing if I met the due date?

Yes, a post mark is acceptable.

What did I pay in real estate taxes last year?

The new Erie County Treasurer payment website has payments listed now. Select Payment History on the left hand side of the screen when looking at a parcel.

Do you take credit cards or electronic payments?

Yes, we do. Please visit the How To Pay Online section of our website for a step-by-step guide.

Additionally, we take debit and credit cards in the office. Please note that there are fees for this service from the payment processor.

What do I owe?

Tax amounts owed can be found on the Erie County Treasurer payment website or email us at treasurer@eriecounty.oh.gov.

Do you sell real property for taxes owed?

Yes, Properties are sold at Sheriffs sale only. The dollar amount is determined by the taxes owed in addition to court cost accrued on the property.

How do I change my tax bill mailing address?

This must be done in writing. Please complete our change of address form (PDF, 103KB) and email it to treasurer@eriecounty.oh.gov.

Can I have property taxes deducted right from my bank account?

Yes. Please read carefully and fill out the form (PDF, 19KB) and mail to the Treasurer's Office. We need to have an original signature on file.

Why does the bill say these are taxes from last year?

We are always a year behind in billing for real estate. Taxes are on the property, and so follow the property, not the owner.