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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 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            
Labor Day (County Holiday)                                                      September 2, 2019
Deadline to register for November Elections                          October 6, 2019
Uniform Election Day (typically Constitutional 
      Election along with local elections)                                     November 5, 2019
First day to file for place on 2020 Primary ballot                  November 9, 2019
Veteran's Day (County Holiday)                                                November 11, 2019
Thanksgiving (County Holiday)                                                 November 28 & 29, 2019
Last day to pay first half/split pay for 2019 taxes                   December 1, 2019
Annual GCTO Staff Development Day-CLOSED                    December 6, 2019
2020 Primary Filing Deadline                                                    December 9, 2019 (6 pm)
Christmas (County Holiday)                                                       December 24 & 25, 2019
County Holiday - New Year's Day                                              January 1, 2020
County Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day                       January 20, 2020
Last day to timely pay 2019 taxes (or 1/4)                               January 31, 2020
President's Day (County Holiday)   NEED TO VERIFY        February 17, 2020
 
Last day to pay late 1st 1/4 installment 2019 taxes                March 2, 2020
Primary Election Day                                                                    March 3, 2020
Last day to pay 2nd 1/4 installment 2019 taxes                      March 31, 2020
Deadline to file business personal property rendition           April 1, 2020
Effectively Protest Your Property Value Class                         April 30, 2020
    COM Learning Resources Center, 1200 Amburn Rd
    Texas City 6 PM
Effectively Protest Your Property Value Class                         May 5, 2020
     League City Council Chambers, 200 West
     Walker, League City  6 PM
Effectively Protest Your Property Value Class                         May 12, 2020
    Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st
    Street, Galveston  6 PM
Last day to schedule 2020 value protest with CAD                May 15, 2020
Last day to pay 3rd 1/4 installment of 2019 taxes                  June 1, 2020
Last day to pay second half/split payment of 2019 taxes     June 30, 2020
Last day to pay 4th/final installment of 2019 taxes               July 31, 2020
 
  

* 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 Courthouse, 722 Moody/21st Street in Galveston