Pierce County offers electronic tax payment options

Official Payments Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tier Technologies, Inc., today announced that citizens of Pierce County can now make credit and debit card payments, plus electronic check payments for property taxes by visiting www.piercecountywa.org/atr or by calling 1-877-722-8527.

Pierce County property tax types available to pay by using a Visa or MasterCard or electronic check include mobile home, personal property, real property and improvements.

Property tax statements are mailed in mid-February, with due dates of April 30 and October 31.

“We are pleased to provide these secure, convenient tax payment options to the citizens of Pierce County,” said Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer Ken Madsen. “Citizens have been asking for payment options and now it’s possible thanks to advances in technology.”

“We’re delighted that Pierce County has joined the many other Washington state governmental entities in offering its taxpayers electronic tax payment options,” said James R. Weaver, Tier’s CEO.