42-18056. Partial payment of taxes; certificates of purchase; delinquent taxes; payment plan agreement; fee
A. At any time before either installment of the tax becomes delinquent, the county treasurer shall accept a partial payment or payments of the tax in an amount of at least ten percent of the installment and in an amount of at least $10. The treasurer shall credit the taxpayer with the payment, and if any part of the tax or any installment remains unpaid at the date of delinquency, the delinquency relates only to the amount remaining unpaid.
B. In accepting payments under subsection A of this section, the county treasurer shall issue a receipt to the taxpayer, subject to section 42-18055, subsection C, stating that it covers a partial payment of taxes.
C. For all certificates of purchase sold during calendar year 2016 and afterwards for tax year 2014 and afterwards in a county with a population of more than three million persons if no prior year certificates of purchase are outstanding, the county treasurer shall accept a partial payment in an amount equal to at least twenty-five percent of the principal amount shown on the oldest remaining year of the delinquency plus any accrued interest and fees due on the principal payment amount.
D. In accepting payments under subsection C of this section, the county treasurer shall issue a partial payment statement to the taxpayer as provided by section 42-18154, subsection C.
E. Partial payments on delinquent taxes shall be impounded and disbursed by the county treasurer as prescribed by section 42-18152, subsection C, when the impounded monies are sufficient to fully redeem the oldest outstanding certificate of purchase.
F. If no certificate of purchase is outstanding, the county treasurer shall credit the taxpayer with the payment, and if any part of the tax or any installment remains unpaid at the date of delinquency, the delinquency relates only to the amount remaining unpaid.
G. Notwithstanding any other law, a county treasurer may enter into a payment plan agreement with a taxpayer for a period of up to thirty-six months for paying the taxpayer's delinquent business personal property taxes of more than $1,000. The county treasurer may charge a fee of not more than $150 for administrative costs associated with processing a payment plan agreement.