Who is responsible for the taxes if a property is sold after January 1?

Although the tax bill will bear the same name of the assessed owner as of January 1, the new owner is responsible for all taxes once the sale of the property is finalized. The amount of tax owed by the old owner is determined at the time of the closing and is typically deducted from the selling price. Once this deduction is made, the new owner must pay all bills, as they become due in order to avoid collection actions, including foreclosure. The lawyers assisting each party should already have investigated any outstanding taxes and obtained a Municipal Lien Certificate. Once the agreement is made, the new owner is obligated to pay any outstanding taxes due on the property.

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1. How do I check ownership or valuation of property i.e. Property Record Card?
2. How do I change my mailing address?
3. Where can I get a copy of a deed and/or plot plan for my property?
4. When do I file for overvaluation abatement?
5. Where do I file an abatement application?
6. When are real property tax bills mailed and payments due?
7. What do I need to do if my mortgage company pays the taxes on my property?
8. Why should I pay interest on late payment when I never received my tax bill?
9. How can I change the tax bill to my name, after purchasing a parcel of property?
10. Who is responsible for the taxes if a property is sold after January 1?
11. What should I do if I recently sold my property, but I am still receiving a tax bill?
12. Where can I go for more information?
13. Why did my taxes go up?
14. How are my taxes calculated and what do these bills represent?
15. How is my value determined?
16. Why did my value go up more than others in my neighborhood?
17. Why did my value increase more this year than past years?
18. What can I do about it?