March 19, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, wants all those who own property in
, to know that
the due date for paying real estate taxes in full without penalty is Saturday, March 31.
This year, the last day of March falls on a Saturday, but as long as the tax payment is received by
or earlier, the payment will be considered paid on time.
"By paying online through Official Payments,
Philadelphia property owners
will take advantage of one of the fastest, easiest and most secure ways to pay taxes owed," said
Alex P. Hart
, President and CEO of Official Payments.
Taxpayers can begin the payment process by logging onto
and selecting the "Local Payments" button. Official Payments accepts debit and credit cards as well as other electronic payment methods for
taxes. Payments made later than
are subject to additional charges, including interest and penalties. People with questions about their
real estate tax obligations can email
About Official Payments
Official Payments Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPAY) is a leading provider of electronic payment solutions in the biller direct market. Headquartered in
, the company provides enhanced electronic payment services that include multiple payment choices, payment channels, and bill payment products and services to over 4,700 clients in all 50 states and the
District of Columbia
. Official Payments serves clients in multiple markets including federal, state, and local governments, educational institutions, and utilities. Consumers may pay federal taxes, state and local taxes, property taxes, and other bills such as utilities and college tuition with credit cards, debit cards, electronic checks and alternative payment methods via online, telephone, point of sale and other channels by visiting
. Corporate information is available at
Official Payments is not a tax advisor and does not provide advice on any tax requirements. Use of any information from this announcement or site or any other web site referred to is for general information only and does not represent personal tax advice either expressed or implied. You are encouraged to seek professional tax advice for tax questions and assistance.