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While most services are available online or via the telephone, limited Tax Collector services are now also available in-person. Please email [email protected] or call (805) 781-5831 to make an appointment. Walk-in service is also available but may be subject to delays.

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Internal Audit

The Internal Audit Division exists to inspire and elevate public trust in government by assisting and supporting the County, the Board of Supervisors, and other stakeholders in achieving their mission with transparency and integrity. We accomplish this vision by providing reliable, independent, and objective evaluations and advisory services which utilize a systematic, disciplined approach to add value and improve operations.  We contribute expertise in the evaluation and enhancement of controls and other processes, minimization of risks, and enhancement of operational effectiveness for stakeholders.


Internal Audit Reports

The Internal Audit Division follows the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) put forth by the Institute of Internal Auditors.  In accordance with these Standards, the Internal Audit Division submits audit reports to parties, including the Board of Supervisors, who can give the results due consideration.  After submittal to the Board of Supervisors, audit reports are available for review.

Whistleblower Hotline

The Whistleblower Hotline receives anonymous reports of financial fraud, waste, or abuse from County citizens or employees to contribute to the accountability, transparency, and responsibility of the County.