If you haven't received your tax bill by the due date, even then you will be charged the penalty if you don't make payments on time. The tax bill may be lost in the mail or you may have changed your mailing address. If the ownership changes after January 1st, then the tax bill will be mailed to the first owner.
How to Pay Property taxes Online in the County of Rutherford?
You can access all the information on how to Pay Property taxes Online here.