Section 40-5-9

Interest on delinquent taxes.

Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 40-1-44, all ad valorem taxes becoming delinquent bear interest at the rate of 12 percent per annum, and such interest must be added to and collected as part of the taxes and reported in such manner as the Comptroller may prescribe.

(Acts 1935, No. 194, p. 256; Code 1940, T. 51, §196; Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-824, p. 265, §8.)