Pay by e-check, credit or debit card

In cooperation with Carlton County, Forte Payment Systems offers taxpayers secure, reliable fee-based electronic options to pay taxes over the internet or phone by e-check or using a credit or debit card.

(Services comply with all government regulations. All fees are collected by Forte Payment Systems, no portion of which is collected by or refunded to Carlton County in any manner. Among tax payment options offered by Carlton County for a variety of taxpayers needs, some payment options are not right for everyone. Please carefully check all applicable fee calculations and read terms and conditions before finalizing all electronic payments.) 

By state law, a convenience fee is charged when using these payment methods:

  • Credit and debit cards: 2.35% ($1.95 minimum)
  • Visa debit card: $3.95 flat fee (for property tax payments only)
  • eCheck: $1.50 flat fee.

In order to pay your Carlton County property taxes online or by phone, you will need to have the following information available:

  • Amount of Payment
  • Property ID Number
  • Account Number 

The example below shows where to find your Property ID Number and your Account Number on your property tax statement stub. 

Property Tax

Click here to pay your taxes

Credit card payments may also be made via telephone through Forte at 1-877-690-3729. Please use jurisdiction code 3357 to complete the telephone transaction. Be sure to obtain confirmation number to complete transactions.

Property Tax Payment Stub