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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 or second 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 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 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            
Monthly Recurring:
     Sheriff Sale, Commissioners Courtroom or Courthouse       First Tuesday Every Month 10 am
          steps (COVID location)                                                               unless holiday then following
business day 
    Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training, Galveston County      Third Friday Every Month except 
     Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street, Galveston                           December 2020 @ 2 PM
Specific Events:
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 11, 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