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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.  The Friendswood Satellite Office is open every Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 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            
Crystal Beach Satellite Office Open                                   August 15, 2017
Friendswood Satellite Office Open                                    August 17, 18. 24, 25, 31, 2017
​Volunteer Deputy Registrar (VDR)Monthly Training* August 18, 2017
Friendswood Satellite Office Open                                    September 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 2017
Labor Day (County Holiday)                                               September 4, 2017
Sheriff Sale at Commissioners Courtroom**                   September 5, 2017 
​VDR Monthly Training*                                                       September 15, 2017
Crystal Beach Satellite Office Open                                    September 19, 2017 
Sheriff Sale at Commissioners Courtroom**                   October 3, 2017 
Friendswood Satellite Office Open                                     October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2017
Columbus Day (County Holiday)                                        October 9, 2017           
Deadline to Register to Vote - Constitutional Election  October 10, 2017
Crystal Beach Satellite Office Open                                    October 17, 2017
VDR Monthly Training*                                                       October 20, 2017
Friendswood Satellite Office Open                                     November 2, 3, 8, 10, 16, 17, 30, 2017 
Constitutional Election Day                                                 November 7, 2017
Sheriff Sale at Commissioners Courtroom**                   November 7, 2017 
VDR Monthly Training*                                                       November 17, 2017
Crystal Beach Satellite Office Open                                    November 21, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday (County Holiday)                           November 23 & 24, 2017  
Deadline to Make Half/Split Payment 2017 Taxes          November 30, 2017
Friendswood Satellite Office Open                                     December 1, 7, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 2017
Sheriff Sale at Commissioners Courtroom**                    December 5, 2017 
Staff Development Day (all GCTO Offices Closed)          December 8, 2017  
VDR Monthly Training*                                                        December 15, 2017  
Crystal Beach Satellite Office Open                                    December 19, 2017
Christmas Day (County Holiday)                                        December 25, 2017  
New Years Day (County Holiday)                                        January 1, 2018
Sheriff Sale at Commissioners Courtroom**                    January 2, 2018 
Friendswood Satellite Office Open                                     January 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 2017)
Martin Luther King Day (County Holiday)                       January 15, 2018
Crystal Beach Satellite Office Open                                    January 16, 2018
VDR Monthly Training*                                                        January 19, 2018
Deadline to Make Timely 2017 Tax Payment, First        January 31, 2018
    Quarter Installment & Opt-out-of-Split-Pay
    Entities Full Payment; League City & Galveston
    Offices Open 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Deadline to Register to Vote - Primary Election              February 5, 2018
Sheriff Sale at Commissioners Courtroom**                    February 6, 2018 
VDR Monthly Training*                                                        February 16, 2018
President's Day (County Holiday)                                       February 19, 2018
Last Day to Quality for Late Quarter Installment            February 28, 2018
    Payment Plan for 2017 Taxes
Primary Election Day                                                             March 6, 2018
Sheriff Sale at Commissioners Courtroom**                    March 6, 2018 
VDR Monthly Training*                                                        March 16, 2018
Good Friday (County Holiday)                                             March 30, 2018
Deadline to Make 2017 Second Quarter Payment           April 2, 2018
Memorial Day (County Holiday)                                         May 28, 2018
Deadline to Make 2017 Third Quarter Payment              May 31, 2018
Deadline to Make 2017 Second Half/Split Payment       July 2, 2018
    and Last Day to Sign Payment Agreement for
    Deliquent Taxes to Avoid 15-20% Attorney Fees!
Independence Day (County Holiday)                                 July 4, 2018
Deadline to Make 2017 Fourth Quarter Payment            July 31, 2018
Labor Day (County Holiday)                                                September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday (County Holiday)                           November 22 & 23, 2018
Deadline to Make 2017 First Half/Split Payment            November 30, 2018
Christmas Holiday (County Holiday)                                 December 24 & 25, 2018
 
 

* VDR Training 3rd Friday of Every Month at 2:00 pm in the Commissioners Courtroom, Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street in Galveston

** Sheriff Sale 1st Tuesday of Every Month at 10:00 am in the Commissioners Courtroom, Galveston County Courthosue, 722 Moody/21st Street in Galveston