Revenue Commissioner

covington county al revenue commissioner

Welcome to the Covington County Revenue Commissioner's page. Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you.

Revenue Commissioner: George L. Patterson Jr. (Chuck)
Covington County Courthouse
1 N. Court Square, Andalusia, Alabama 36420
Phone: 334-428-2540       Direct ext. 334-428-2546
Fax: 334-428-2575
 
The Revenue Commissioner's Office serves the taxpayers of Covington County. The Revenue Commissioner is responsible for the Appraisal, Assessment, Collection and disbursement of property taxes for each parcel of land within the county, as well as Business Personal Property for businesses with assets located in Covington County.
 
Our hours of operations are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. We are closed on the same days as the Covington County Commission Holidays.
 
EXEMPTIONS ON PROPERTY TAX AVAILABLE
All exemptions must be APPLIED for by the Owner/Deed Holder
  • Homestead Exemption (Primary Residence)
    • Normal Homestead
    • Over 65 Years Old (Age & Income)
    • 100% Disability through SSA/VA/Physician Affidavits
  • Personal Use/Summer Home – Not for rent/sale/lease
  • Current Use – Agricultural or Timber land
  • Grain Bins In Use Exemption
For information on how to qualify for and apply for these exemptions, please contact the Covington County Revenue Commissioner’s Office. Applications are available and accepted year-round. Alabama’s lien date is October 1 each year, and all applications are due by December 31. The application may apply to the NEXT tax year, depending on the time of filing. We will gladly inform you of what year to expect the exemption to be applied, as we do not operate in a regular calendar year.
 
Property mapping and details can be found at: ALABAMA FLAGSHIP GIS. Here you may view detailed information as well as street level photos of parcels located in the listed counties.​
*****Payments and Property details can be found by following the links to "PAY PROPERTY TAXES".
 
Information and Updates are available from our office in the following locations:
  • The Covington County Courthouse
  • The Covington County Administrative Building
  • In articles published in local newspapers throughout the year
  • On local radio stations
  • Our Covington County Revenue Commissioner’s Office Facebook page
COURT HOUSE OFFICE
 
ASSESSMENT OFFICE:
  • GENERAL QUESTIONS
  • EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS
  • UPDATE CONTACT DETAILS
  • ACCOUNT CREATION
ASSESSMENT CLERKS:  AMBER GAY                   334-428-2541
                                           KELSEY DOUGHTIE      334-428-2542
COLLECTIONS OFFICE:
  • PAYMENTS
  • MOBILE HOME REGISTRATION
  • GENERAL QUESTIONS
  • UPDATE CONTACT DETAILS
COLLECTION CLERKS:     TRICIA WATKINS      334-428-2545
                                             KIM ERNSTES          334-428-2544
 
CHIEF REVENUE CLERK:  BETH TURNER         334-428-2543
  • ADMINISTRATION OF ASSESSMENT/COLLECTIONS/FEES/ABATEMENTS/COMPLIANCE
  • REPORTING (FEDERAL/STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT)
  • BANK OPERATIONS & RECONCILATION
  • COLLECTION CALCULATIONS & DISBURSEMENTS
  • ADVERTISING
  • REQUISITION/PURCHASE ORDERS
  • ANNUAL TAX SALE
  • INVENTORY CREATION/MAINTENANCE
  • REDEMPTIONS
  • PAYMENTS
  • MOBILE HOME REGISTRATION
  • ACCOUNT CREATION/AUDIT
  • UPDATE CONTACT DETAILS
  • EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS
  • GENERAL / ADVANCED QUESTIONS
  • FINAL SETTLEMENT

 

**** For Information Regarding Homestead Exception, Please CLICK HERE ****
 
For Additional Information and Answers to your Questions, Please CLICK HERE
 
TAX LIEN AUCTION NOTICE
 
Code of Alabama TITLE 40-10-180 (b)
The tax collecting official of each county shall have the sole authority to decide whether his or her county shall utilize the sale of a tax lien or the sale of property to collect delinquent property taxes and the method decided shall apply to all property in that county for that year and future years unless notice is given that changes the method as prescribed.
 
Code of Alabama TITLE 40-10-180 (c)
George L. Patterson, Jr., as the Revenue Commissioner and tax collecting official for Covington County, does hereby declare and give notice that the Covington County Revenue Commission will conduct a Tax Lien Auction for the collection of delinquent property taxes for the year 2023-2024 forward.

  

2023 Equalization Sales Ratio Study
 2023 ADOR Sales Ratio Study for Covington County
2024 Tax Collection

 
 
 
 
Appraisal to Tax Calculation