Property Taxes


The property tax rate for residential structures is .73 cents per $100 dollars of 25% assessed value. The property tax rate for commercial structures is .73 cents per $100 dollars of 40% of the assessed value. You may view property assessment information at and enter Henry County.

If you do not receive a notice by the end of October, please notify the City of Paris Finance Office.  Current calendar year property taxes are due and payable without penalty or interest from October 1 of the current year through February 28.  Property taxes over a year old will be turned over to Chancery Court for collection.

In addition, the City administers a State funded Tax Relief Program to help the elderly, disabled citizens and verterans pay their  property taxes.  For qualifying applicants, the State of Tennessee will pay a portion of the property taxes for their home.  Application must be completed no later than 35 days after the last day of February tax payment deadline. To find out if you qualify please click on the following link: or call the City Finance Office at 731-641-1402.

Delinquent property taxes are handled through the county.  For frequently asked questions regarding delinquent property taxes please click on the following link: 2014-Delinquent Tax FAQ

We encourage you to explore our website and contact us with any suggestions or comments that you may have.  We look forward to hearing from you.  The current taxes are due and payable beginning the first Monday in October through the last day of February.  Our office, located inside the front door of City Hall,  is open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm for your convenience.