You can make a payment online. The payment process is fast, easy and secure. There will be a convenience fee of 2.65% of the transaction amount with a minimum fee of $3.00 for all credit card payments. There will be a convenience fee of $1.50 for all electronic check payments.
How can I confirm my transaction has been completed?
If you are paying via the Internet, you will receive a digital receipt once your credit or debit card charge has been authorized and your payment is completed. We recommend that you print this receipt for your records as proof of payment.
What do I do with the confirmation number I receive?
If you are paying via the Internet, you will receive a digital receipt once your credit or debit card charge has been authorized and your payment is completed. We recommend that you print your digital receipt for your records as proof of payment.
If you have already mailed a tax return or have filed your form electronically, record the confirmation number and keep it with your tax records. If you are paying a fee to a government or other entity, record the confirmation number and keep it with your records.
What credit or debit cards can I use?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards.
How do I contact my credit or debit card company to make a payment?
To contact your card company regarding a payment, refer to the telephone number printed on the back of your payment card.
How can I verify that my payment was made correctly?
You may call our credit card processing company at 877-590-5097.
I submitted my payment information, but I did not receive a confirmation number, did my payment go through?
If you did not receive a confirmation number, please call customer service at 877-590-5097.
I received a message that my credit or debit card company did not authorize my payment. Who should I contact?
If your credit or debit card company does not authorize your payment, you should contact your credit or debit card issuer directly using the number on the back of your card.
Can I cancel a payment that has already been processed?
Once your payment information is submitted, the transaction is complete and cannot be cancelled.
What if the payment status says Payment Pending?
If you see this status when trying to make a payment, you must call the Cass County Finance Office, during regular business hours, at (701)241-5611 and we will reset the parcel so that a payment may be made on it. No payments may be made for a parcel until the pending status has been removed by our office.
The pending status most often happens when the back button in the internet browser being used, is used to go out of and back into a parcel after an amount has been added to the shopping cart.
Can other people view my public records?
Like all public records, all property tax information is available to any individual or company that wishes to review it.
Is there a discount for early payment of taxes?
Yes, if you pay your tax bill in full by February 15th you will receive a 5 percent discount. If February 15th falls on a weekend, the deadline for the discount is the next business day. The discount is calculated on your consolidated tax. Discount is not available on special assessments and drain taxes.
When are real estate tax payments due?
Due dates for regular real estate property taxes in Cass County are as follows: Taxes for the 1st installment are due by March 1st. If March 1st falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day. Taxes for the 2nd installment are due by October 15th. If October 15th falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day.
If you mail your payment on time, but the Post Office fails to postmark it by the due dates, it will be considered a late payment and penalties will apply.
When will I receive my tax bill?
Property bills are mailed in the first part of December of each year to the owner of record as of November 1. If there is a mortgage on the property, the mortgage holder receives a copy of the tax bill. Depending when the property was transferred, new owners should contact their title company or review their closing statement to determine who is responsible for paying taxes. Unpaid taxes will continue to accrue against the property unless the bill is paid.
Will I be charged for reviewing information about my property on the web site?
There is no charge for reviewing tax information about an individual property.