2019 Arkansas Code
Title 18 - Property
Subtitle 2 - Real Property
Chapter 15 - Eminent Domain
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 18-15-101. Deduction From Compensation of Taxes Due on Real Property

Universal Citation: AR Code § 18-15-101 (2019)
  • (a) When the State of Arkansas or any of its agencies or departments shall purchase or take by eminent domain any real property for any purpose and any ad valorem taxes are due, or will become due, during the calendar year in which the purchase or taking occurs, then the state or its agencies or departments purchasing or taking the real property shall withhold from the compensation therefor the amount of the taxes so due, or to become due, during the calendar year and shall remit them to the tax collector of the county in which the real property is located.

  • (b) If the state or any of its agencies or departments shall fail to withhold and pay the tax upon real property as required pursuant to this section, the county in which the property is located shall be entitled to file a claim with the Arkansas State Claims Commission and to recover the amount of taxes on property purchased or taken by eminent domain as provided in this chapter from the state or its agency or department failing to comply with this section.

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