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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            
Labor Day (County Holiday)                                                     September 3, 2018
Deadline to register to vote/update info for Mid-term        October 9, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday (County Holiday)                                November 22 & 23, 2018
Deadline to Make 2018 First Half/Split Payment                November 30, 2018
GCTO Closed for Annual Staff Development Training        December 7, 2018
Christmas Holiday (County Holiday)                                      December 24 & 25, 2018
Deadline to pay 2018 taxes without penalty & interest       January 31, 2019
Deadline to make 2018 Second Quarter Payment                April 1, 2019
Deadline to file business personal property rendition         April 2, 2019
Deadline to register to vote for May local elections              April 11, 2019
Effectively Protest Value Class 9 am, United Way
   Training Facility, 2800 Texas Avenue, Texas City             April 25, 2019
Effectively Protest Value Class 6 pm, League City 
   Council Chambers, 200 W Walker, League City                 April 30, 2019           
​Effectively Protest Value Class 6 pm at Learning
    Resource Center (Room L-131), College of the                   May 2, 2019
    Mainland, 1200 Amburn Road, Texas City           
Effectively Protest Value Class 6 pm at Commissioner
    Courtroom 2nd floor County Courthouse, 722                   May 7, 2019
    Moody, Galveston
Deadline to call to schedule protest meeting, mail
    protest form or file online protest                                         May 15, 2019
Deadline to make 2018 Third Quarter Payment                    May 31, 2019
Deadline to make 2018 Second Half/Split Payment            
    and Last Day to Sign Payment Agreement for                    July 1, 2019
    Deliquent Taxes to Avoid 15-20% Attorney Fees!      
Independence Day (County Holiday)                                       July 4, 2019
Deadline to make 2018 Fourth Quarter Payment                 July 31, 2019
Deadline to register for Constitutional Election                    TBA
 
 

* 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