Summit County offers alternate way to pay taxes

Real estate tax bills have been mailed according to Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise. With the U.S. Postal Service experiencing slow delivery of mail due to the pandemic, Scalise is advising property owners that the department is offering alternate ways to pay the taxes this year to avoid late fees if the check isn’t received by Friday, Feb. 26.  

The taxes may be paid online, by phone, at a participating bank or by using a drop box located on the fourth floor of the Ohio Building, 175 S. Main St., in downtown Akron. To pay taxes online or by phone, go to