What is the difference between Personal Property tax and Real Estate Tax in Arkansas.
In the state of Arkansas, a tax is levied on all PERSONAL property that an individual or business owns. Personal property includes all types of vehicles, boats, trailers, motorcycles, ATVs and livestock. Real Estate Taxes are levied on all real estate you own (land or improved property).
In Arkansas you must assess personal property between January 1st and May 31st each year to avoid a 10% penalty. Taxes are due October 15th.
Each county has a different process. We’re sharing Benton and Washington county information.
Benton county – you can register and pay your taxes online even if you’ve never registered before.
Washington county – You’ll have to register in person first and then you can pay your taxes online.