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COVID-19 has changed some of the procedures for providing service to you. For most questions or concerns, please call our office at (805) 781-5643 or review our website. If you need to meet with assessor staff, video conferencing or appointments can be scheduled. Please call or email www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Assessor/Contact-Us.aspx to schedule a meeting or video conference. Our office is open to the public; however, there may be wait times due to the requirements for social distancing (Per California of Public Health Guidance, face coverings need to be worn while in the building). Documents may also be mailed in or delivered using the public drop box located outside our office lobby. 

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Property Tax Postponement Program

Who can use this service?

Only qualifying applicants can use this service. To be eligible for PTP, you must:

  • Be at least 62 years of age, be blind, or have a disability;
  • Own and occupy the home as your primary place of residence;
  • Have a total household income of $35,500 or less;
  • Have at least 40% equity in the property;
  • and meet certain potential other requirements.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

The Properrty Tax Posteponement service is offered by the State Controller's Office. Applications may be submitted between October 1 and February 10 of each particular tax year.

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