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Tax deadline nears for ag, manufactured homes

Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agricultural and manufactured home that second half tax payments are due on or before Thursday, Nov. 15.

Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 15. If mailing your tax payment, envelopes must be postmarked no later than Nov. 15 to avoid a penalty. Douglas County has installed a tax payment drop box outside the building on the south side of the courthouse for customer convenience. Tax payments may be dropped off there.

The courthouse will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day.

Douglas County also offers an ACH direct payment program. With this program, your tax payment will be automatically taken out of the account of your choice on the tax due date. You will receive a notification letter approximately two weeks prior to the tax due date.

If you would like to receive an ACH form, you may print a copy of the Direct Payment Plan that is on our website at,us under "I Want To/Forms." The form can be completed and returned to the Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer's Office at 305 8th Ave W, Alexandria MN 56308.

For more information, call 320-762-3077.