LAWTON, Okla._It's that time of year again as the Comanche County Treasurer's Office starts sending out 2015 property tax statements.
Anyone who owns property in Comanche County will soon receive a tax bill in the mail, or it will go to your mortgage company. Property owners can pay the full bill by December 31, or pay half now and the other half by March 31, 2016. If you choose to split your payment, a second bill for the remainder will be sent out on March 1, 2016.
In all, Comanche County will collect $65,837,065 in property tax this year. Out of the money collected, $51,300,214.05 will go to local schools, which is nearly $2.3 million more than last year. The rest of the money goes to the Comanche County, the Comanche County Health Department and the City of Lawton.
The Comanche County Treasurer's Office is happy to announce that they are now accepting credit and debit card payments in their office. You can also pay by check. Payments can also be made online at comanchecountyok.org. However, there is a 2.95 percent convenience fee for using a credit card, and Visa debit cards have a flat fee of $3.95 and E-check payments made online have a fee of $1.95.
If you have any questions about the amount of your taxes owed, call the Comanche County Assessor's Office at 580-355-1052.