Monroe offering tax amnesty program

Monroe City Council Building. ED RICHTER/STAFF
Monroe City Council Building. ED RICHTER/STAFF

Monroe’s delinquent taxpayers could save hundreds of dollars through an opportunity to pay their back taxes without penalty.

The city’s tax amnesty program will run Sept. 1 through Oct. 31.

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City officials said the program will waive penalties on all accounts that were due prior to tax year 2016 when the tax and interest are paid in full by Oct. 31.

Taxpayers must file an amnesty application, along with returns for the missing tax years, and make their payments in full.

Letters will be mailed to the known delinquent taxpayers with details about how to participate.

If a taxpayer has not received a letter, but believe the are eligible for the program, they should email their name, address, and phone number at