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For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Brian McCollum
Boone County Collector of Revenue
Phone: (573) 886-4285

Boone County Property Taxes Are Due December 31, 2023

December 20, 2023 –Brian McCollum, Boone County Collector of Revenue, wishes to remind taxpayers that Boone County property taxes are due December 31, 2023.  If taxpayers have not received their property tax statements or cannot locate them online, they should contact the Collector’s Office immediately.  If taxpayers have yet to declare personal property as of January 1, 2023, they need to contact the Assessor’s Office and update their account.  Failure to receive a bill by December 31, 2023, does not relieve the obligation to pay the taxes due, and any applicable late charges that may apply.  Paid receipts will be issued for all methods of payments.

Please note that December 31, 2023, falls on a Sunday.  The Collector’s Office recommends that taxpayers choosing to mail their payments do so before Saturday, December 30, 2023.  Payments postmarked in January 2024 are considered delinquent and late charges will apply.

  • The last day to pay property taxes in person at the Collector’s Office is Friday, December 29, 2023, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.  The Collector’s Office is located on the first floor of the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center, at the corner of 9th and Ash Streets in downtown Columbia.
  • Payments can be placed in the 24-hour drop box located near the 9th Street entrance of the Government Center any time before midnight on December 31, 2023.  Payments that are placed in the drop box after December 31, 2023, will be considered delinquent and late charges will apply.
  • Taxpayers can also mail their property tax payments to the Boone County Collector of Revenue, 801 E. Walnut St., Room 118, Columbia, MO 65201.  However,  mailed payments must have a U.S. Postal Service postmark no later than December 31, 2023 – an office postage meter date does not qualify as a U.S.P.S. postmark.  The Collector’s Office strongly encourages taxpayers to mail their payments early and not wait until December 31 to put the payment in the mail.  If payment is placed in the mail on December 31, it might not be postmarked until the next business day.  The U.S.P.S. postmark determines the timeliness of mailed payments.  Taxpayers are encouraged to check with their local post office to determine the cut-off time for December 31, 2023, postmarks.  Payments postmarked after December 31 will be considered delinquent and late charges will apply.  Do not mail cash and remember to sign your check.
  • If paying taxes using an individual’s financial institution’s online bill payment system, please initiate and schedule the payment to be received in the Collector’s Office at least five working days before December 31, 2023.  Initiating a payment on December 31 could result in a payment being received late, at which point delinquent charges will apply.  Taxpayers should reference the account number listed on their tax statement when submitting a payment.
  • Payments can be made with a credit card or e-check online at the Collector’s webpage; or by phone at 1-877-690-3729.Taxpayers are asked to have their bill number ready and to use the jurisdiction code 3517 for phone payments.  Processing fees will apply to payments made with a credit card or e-check.  Payments must be made before midnight on December 31, 2023.  Technical difficulties with making phone or online payments does not extend the statutory deadline to pay without late penalties and fees.

All property tax payments are due by December 31, 2023, to avoid statutorily imposed late penalties and fees.

Boone County taxpayers can contact the Collector’s Office at 573-886-4285 with questions.  For more information, visit our website at