Benton is a dynamic community that is well positioned for the future. As we develop the vision for Benton’s future, we celebrate its past, and embrace the present. We understand that our decisions today will have a lasting impact on tomorrow and so each decision that impacts the community must be carefully considered. The Town Officials, staff, and various commissions, boards and committees are working diligently to provide residents and future generations an outstanding quality of life.
ATTENTION: Delinquent Property Tax Information Alert
Property taxes that remain unpaid after December 31, 2018 accrue interest at a rate of 1% per month, until paid.
Taxes that remain unpaid after April 30, 2019 will begin accruing collection costs on May 1, 2019 and will continue accruing costs until the online tax sale on August 6, 2019.
If your property is sold at tax sale, you are subject to lose your homestead exemption. Property sold at tax sale may be redeemed up to three years from the date of redecoration. For your current tax bill amount, contact the Town of Benton at (318) 965-2781.
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7,
Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public
hearing of the Town of Benton in Bossier Parish will be held at its regular
meeting place Benton Town Hall, located at 105 Sibley Street, Benton, LA on
Monday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. to consider adopting the millage rates not to exceed
the prior year’s maximum of 12.38 mills (7.42 mills General Alimony, and 4.96 mills
Contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline if you suspect the misappropriation (theft), fraud, waste, or abuse
of public funds by anyone.
Information provided to the LLA Hotline may result in an investigation, audit or other review.
When providing information to the LLA Hotline, please include sufficient detail (describing who, what, where, when, why, and how) to allow us to fully evaluate your information. Although we will consider anonymous information, providing us with your name and telephone number will allow us to contact you with any additional questions that we have.
Your name and telephone number, as well as the status of complaints, are confidential.
You may also call toll-free: 1-844-50-FRAUD (1-844-503-7283)
Or FAX to: 1-844-40-FRAUD (1-844-403-7283)