Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County Property Tax Deadline Was Dec. 11.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Torrance County property owners had until Dec. 11 to pay the first half of their annual property tax bills.

First-half payments are usually due on Dec. 10, but taxpayers had an extra day this year because Dec. 10 was a Sunday.

County Treasurer Dorothy Sandoval said on Dec. 11 that her office was swamped with people coming to pay their bills.

"It's no different than usual. We get a lot of people waiting until the last minute to come in," Sandoval said.

About 29,000 tax bills were sent out in October, Sandoval said. That number has remained constant for the past several years, she said.

The county has collected about $4. …

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