Benton Office Open until 6:00 PM on 10/12, 10/13, & 10/16 - Closed 10/17 Per §26-36-201 When October 15 falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or a holiday observed by the United States Postal Service, the taxes shall become due and payable the following business day that is not a holiday observed by the United States Postal Service. Credit card website and drop box will be open until 11:59 PM on 10/16/2023. All tax payments made or postmarked after October 16, will be charged a penalty. 2022 Taxes payable in 2023 are delinquent after October 16th, 2023.

FAQs: Fire District Fees

When property owners would benefit from a local service or improvement, a charge (the improvement district fee is added to the tax bill).  Examples of such local services or improvements include:

Suburban & Municipal Improvement Districts, are collected for improvements or construction of streets, sewer systems, off-street parking of vehicles, sidewalks, and recreational areas.

Several Fire Departments have filed the property paperwork directing the Saline County Tax Collector to apply their annual fees "dues" to real estate property in their fire districts.  The tax collector, then adds the fees to the tax bills and collects the fees for the fire districts.  

11 East End Fire; Dave Roberts 501-888-5170

12 Shaw Fire; Chief Steele 501-416-2969

13 Turtle Creek Fire; Fire Station 501-776-0744

14 Springhill Fire; David Yarbrough 501-529-2006

15 Collegeville Fire; Gary Winkler 501-847-6806

16 Sardis Fire; Daniel Hicks 501-602-8850

18 Lake Norrell Fire; April Burchfield 501-681-2562

19 Northeast Fire; Louise Davis 501-847-8787

59 Salem Fire; Laura Gerrald 501-794-2707

90 Crows Station Fire; Fire Station 501-794-1720

102 Paron Fire; Gaylon Nelson 501-993-8801

109 West Pulaski Fire; Alan King 501-225-1236

Fire District Fees

ACA 14-284-216

"the county shall list the fire protection district assessments as an involuntary collection beginning with the next ad valorem real property tax statement;" and that "[a] property owner shall pay the assessments under this subchapter as a prerequisite to paying his or her ad valorem real property taxes."

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