Property Tax Information
The City of Lakeland property tax rate for Tax Year 2017 is $1.25 (this is in addition to the Shelby County property taxes
The City of Lakeland is pleased to work with the Shelby County Trustee
to collect City of Lakeland property taxes.
Paying City and County tax bills:
Payment of Lakeland, as well as Shelby County, property taxes can be made online
, via the payitShelby app
(Apple & Android), or by calling the Shelby County Trustee’s Office at 901-222-0200, for more information.
Tax Relief, Tax Freeze, and Wheel Tax Programs
There are a number of tax benefit programs available through the State of Tennessee to seniors age 65+, disabled veterans and spouses of disabled and deceased veterans.
These programs are administered locally by the Shelby County Trustee. Age and income restrictions apply. Contact the Shelby County Trustee at 901-222-0200. for details (or see links, below).
For information on the State of Tennessee's Tax Relief Program for low-income/disabled homeowners and disabled veteran homeowners, click here
For information on the tax freeze program for seniors 65+ (restrictions apply), click here
For a qualifying senior or a disabled citizen, a rebate of the wheel tax paid at the time of vehicle registration renewal is available each year. An eligible citizen may look forward to a standard rebate of $50 per year. Applications are processed by the Shelby County Trustee and rebates are mailed on a weekly basis. More information here