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         Important Tax Office Dates       

Full time office (Galveston, League City, Santa Fe and Texas City) hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm except for County Holidays and GCTO's annual staff training day (typically first Friday of December). 
 
The Friendswood Satellite Office is open every Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (if Friendswood City Hall building is open to the public) and the Cyrstal Beach Satellite Office is open the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Both Satellite Offices close from Noon to 1:00 pm. 
 
Other important dates are shown below including voter registration deadlines and property tax payment deadlines.  Have questions or need directions?  Call toll free 1-877-766-2284.  Additional deadlines will be added as we approach those dates.
 
          Description of Event                                                                  Date            

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training, Galveston County     July 17, 2020
    Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street, Galveston 2 PM
Last day to pay 4th/final installment of 2019 taxes               July 31, 2020
Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training, Galveston County     August 21, 2020
    Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street, Galveston 2 PM
County Holiday - Labor Day                                                       September 7, 2020
Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training, Galveston County     September 18, 2020
    Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street, Galveston 2 PM
Last Day to Register for General Election                               October 5, 2020
Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training, Galveston County    October 16, 2020
    Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street, Galveston 2 PM
2020 General Election                                                                 November 3, 2020
County Holiday - Veterans Day                                                  November 11, 2020
Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training, Galveston County     November 20, 2020
    Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street, Galveston 2 PM
LIKELY 3 PM EARLY CLOSE (if County Judge                     November 25, 2020
   dismisses other county departments early) 
County Holiday - Thanksgiving                                                 November 26-27, 2020*
Last day to pay first half of split payment of 2020 taxes      November 30, 2020
Annual GCTO Staff Development Day Closing                       December 4, 2020
LIKELY 3 PM EARLY CLOSE (if County Judge                     December 23, 2020
    dismisses other county departments early)
County Holiday - Christmas                                                       December 24-25, 2020
County Holiday - New Years Day                                              January 1, 2021
County Holiday - Martin Luther King Day                             January 18, 2021
Last day to pay 2020 property taxes without P&I                 February 1, 2021
County Holiday - President's Day                                             February 15, 2021
Last day to sign up for quarter installments 2020 taxes      March 1, 2021
2nd Quarter installment payment 2020 taxes due                March 31, 2021
County Holiday - Good Friday                                                   April 2, 2021
County Holiday - Memorial Day                                               May 31, 2021
3rd Quarter installment payment 2020 taxes due                June 1, 2021
Second half 2020 split payment due                                        June 30, 2021
County Holiday - Independence Day                                       July 5, 2021
4th Quarter installment payment 2020 taxes due                 August 2, 2021
County Holiday - Labor Day                                                       September 6, 2021
County Holiday - Veterans Day                                                  November 11, 2021
LIKELY 3 PM EARLY CLOSE (if County Judge                     November 24, 2021
    dismisses other county departments early)
County Holiday - Thanksgiving                                                 November 25-26, 2021
First half 2021 split payment due                                              November 30, 2021
GCTO Staff Development Day - CLOSED                               December 3, 2021
LIKELY 3 PM EARLY CLOSE (if County Judge                     December 23, 2021
    dismisses other county departments early)
County Holiday - Christmas                                                        December 24, 2021

  
  

* VDR Training 3rd Friday of Every Month at 2:00 pm in the Commissioners Courtroom (or Workshop Room behind the Commissioners Courtroom during voting), Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street in Galveston (2020 classes included in above listing only).

** Sheriff Sale 1st Tuesday of Every Month at 10:00 am in the Commissioners Courtroom (on the Courthouse steps during COVID 19 pandemic), Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street in Galveston (not included in above listing)

 
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