Property tax time approaches

Lincoln Parish property tax notices were mailed Monday, according to the Sheriff’s Office, the tax collector for the parish.

Tax payments are due by December 31 and can be paid in person, by mail or online. Payments can be made in person at the Tax Collector office with cash, personal check, money order, or credit card. The office is located on the ground floor of the courthouse located at 100 West Texas Avenue in Ruston. Business hours are 8-5 Monday-Friday.

Online payments via credit card can be made by clicking the “pay your taxes” link on the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office website ( The credit card processing company charges a processing fee for all credit card transactions.

Checks may be mailed to the address provided in the tax statement.

Payments received after January 5, 2024, will be assessed interest and penalties.