Section 11-51-22

Assessments against property, etc., for escaped taxes authorized; collection thereof; reassessment of property because of informality or irregularity in assessment authorized.

(a) At any time within five years after property has escaped taxation, the council or other governing body or board of assessors shall have the right to make assessments against such property for such escaped taxes or against the person owning such property, and such taxes shall be collected by certification to the circuit court or by levy of execution and sale as provided in this article.

(b) For any informality or irregularity in any assessment, the council or other governing body or board of assessors shall have the right to make a reassessment against such property at any time within five years.

(Code 1907, §1327; Code 1923, §2142; Code 1940, T. 37, §688.)