Sheriff’s office prepares for tax sale
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is advising property owners to pay their taxes before close of business at 5 p.m. on May 12 to avoid having the property included in the upcoming tax sale.
The sheriff’s online tax sale is scheduled for May 13-15. About 4,700 properties — land, commercial and residential — will be listed for sale if taxes are not paid before then.
Property owners can check the Caddo Sheriff’s Web site at www.caddosheriff.org if they are unsure whether their properties will be for sale. Click on the Sheriff’s/Tax Swales button and then the CivicSource auction link to view the Caddo Parish auction. click the “register” button on Civic Source to sign up as a buyer.
During the sale, computers will be available at the Caddo Parish Courthouse for the public to register and participate in the bidding process.
Online information will include a lsit of properties, a plotted map, satellite images of the properties, the amount of delinquent taxes owed, and answers to general questions about the tax sale process. Properties will appear in the parish journal/newspaper beginning April 10.