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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            
Martin Luther King Day (County Holiday)                             January 21, 2019
Deadline to pay 2018 taxes without penalty & interest        January 31, 2019
President's Day (County Holiday)                                            February 18, 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 4, 2019
Good Friday (County Holiday)                                                  April 19, 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
Uniform Election Day (many local governments)                 May 4, 2019
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
Memorial Day (County Holiday)                                               May 27, 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
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)                                                      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
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

* 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