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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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After December 10th, the 1st installment of the Annual Property Tax Bill Must Be Paid with a 10% Penalty. 

After the Delinquency Date of December 10th, California Law requires that a 10% penalty be imposed on unpaid 1st installments.

Please contact the Tax Collector at  [email protected] or at (805) 781-5831 if you have questions about your tax bill. 

COVID-19 Related Penalty Waiver Information 

If you were unable to pay your Property Tax Bill due to impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic, please see our news article for information on our COVID-19 Penalty Waiver claim process.  Please complete the appropriate Waiver Request form and turn it in with your tax payment when you are able to pay no later than May 6, 2021.

Please contact the Tax Collector at [email protected] or (805) 781-5831 if you have questions about your tax bill. 

If paying online: e-Check is free; fee for using credit or debit card. 

View or Pay Property Taxes by eCheck, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, or American Express 

Property Tax Bill Click to view article, How to Get Delinquent Property Tax Penalties Waived

How to Get Delinquent Property Tax Penalties Waived

Jim Hamilton, San Luis Obispo County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, announced procedures for taxpayers to request waiver from property tax late charges incurred due to COVID-19 hardships. This announcement follows information released on March 20 announcing the waiver program.

Avila Beach and Pier Click to view article, County's Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Deadline Extended

County's Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Deadline Extended

Lodging operators in the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County can defer payment of TOT due in March and April until September.

Property Tax Bill Click to view article, San Luis Obispo County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector Statement Regarding Tax Collection Deadlines

San Luis Obispo County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector Statement Regarding Tax Collection Deadlines

The San Luis Obispo County Tax Collector announces the following information for taxpayers related to payment of Property Taxes during the COVID-19 emergency.

Property Tax Bill Click to view article, Temporary Public Service Counter Policies

Temporary Public Service Counter Policies

The Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector is implementing temporary policies to minimize the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

A rendering of the new Animal Services Facility. Click to view article, New Animal Services Facility Project to Cost Taxpayers Less Than Expected

New Animal Services Facility Project to Cost Taxpayers Less Than Expected

The County financed the construction of the new Animal Services Facility at a very favorable interest rates, resulting in low costs to taxpayers over the 25-year repayment term for the project.