Pay Taxes With a Debit Card, Credit Card or Echeck

Make Your Property Tax Payments On Our Automated Phone System, Online, or In Person Using Your Credit / Debit Card!

So that you may enjoy the convenience and flexibility of making your property tax payments by credit card, using our automated phone system, online or in person, Otero County Treasurer Laura Whiteside has arranged with Forte to take payments for taxes. Your tax payment will be receipted in our office 2 to 4 business days after it is made. For purposes of determining timeliness, the payment date will be honored.

Please provide your account ID when making your payment so the payment can be properly applied. 


Forte assesses the following fees:

  • Visa Debit : Flat Rate of $3.95
  • Credit Cards: 2.5%, minimum $1.95
  • E-checks:  $1.75

When making the payment, you can view the amount of the fee before processing the payment. 

To make a payment online, click here FORTE  

To make a payment by phone, please call 1-877-690-3729  and use Jurisdiction Code: 4117