|Property taxes total $11.1 million in Concordia|
Concordia property owners have paid almost $3 million of the $11.1 million due by December 31st, according to the Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office Tax Collection Division.
All told, taxpayers owe $11,175,868.52.
Through Monday, collections totaled $2,892,508.30.
According to the Concordia Parish Tax Assessor's office, the total assessed property value parishwide is $145,508,340, while the total homestead assessed value is $27,246,447. Total taxable assessed value is $118,261,893.
Once again, the top taxpayer in the parish is Catalyst Old River Hydroelectric, $3,127,578.78, followed by Union Underwear Co., Inc., $1,134,398.73; and Martin Mills. $481,650.20.
Concordia Bank & Trust Co. follows Martin Mills with $279,456.34, then Entergy Louisiana, $261,783.43.
BellSouth Telecommunications owes $157,949.68; Wal-Mart Louisiana, LLC, $105,810.40; Concordia Electric, $105,008.44; Twin Oaks Holding Company, $97,991.27; and BASF Catalysts, LLC, 96,460.02.
The actual tax income will be divided among the various parish andnsidered lower ording to their established millages. Those include the parish tax (Concordia Parish Police Jury), law enforcement tax (Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office), levee tax (Fifth District Levee Board), City of Vidalia, school tax (Concordia Parish School Board), school new construction tax (Concordia Parish School Board), parish Recreation Districts 1, 2 and 3, as well as a maintenance tax for Recreation District No. 3.
Other agencies receiving these tax monies include rural Fire Districts 1 and 2 (maintenance taxes), the Louisiana Tax Commission from airlines, electric, pipeline and telephone companies; and separately from financial institutions. There is additionally a forest acre tax and a levee acre tax.
Taxes became delinquent after December 31, and a one percent interest rate per month will be added for late taxes, plus costs.