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County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1447
Jasper, AL 35502-1447
Phone: (205) 384-7230

Auction Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Interest/Penalty Rate: 12% Interest
Bidding Method: Premium Bid
Redemption: 3 years
Assignments: Yes

Tax Sale Overview:

If Walker county, Alabama is unable to collect real estate property taxes they are also unable to provide important government services like police protection, public schooling and medical services.

Unpaid property taxes create a serious cashflow problem for Walker county, Alabama.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Walker county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Walker county newspaper of general circulation. They are listed by sequence number. Parcels fall into 1 of 2 groups. Each group is sorted by parcel number.

The advertisement appears about three to six weeks before the Walker county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

To solve this problem Walker county, Alabama allows investors to pay off these taxes. In exchange the investor receives the Walker county, Alabama lien for taxes. A tax lien is simply a claim for delinquent taxes.

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on Alabama laws and competition, savvy Walker county tax sale investors can realize high-yielding returns with Alabama tax lien certificates and/or purchase real estate for a fraction of its true market value with Alabama tax deeds.

Elected Public Officials:

Name:  Position:  Email: 
Bruce HamrickChairman 
James BridgesCommissioner, District 4 
Larry FarrisCommissioner, District 2 
Ben HugginsCommissioner, District 3 
Dual TubbsCommissioner, District 1 
John Mark TireyCounty Sheriff 
Jerry GuthrieCounty Revenue Commissioner 

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