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Relating to the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes on property subject to a tax sale.
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
SB 1764 would allow a tax collector to adopt a written policy to require payment of delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and costs and expenses on certain seized property or property subject to a tax sale to be paid with a cashier's check, certified check, of electronic funds transfer.
SB 1764 is an attempt to prevent delinquent property tax owners from issuing hot checks or disputing credit card payments which may potentially delay a tax sale.
Texas Action is neutral on SB 1764.