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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 

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First Installment payments for 2019/20 Secured Property Tax Bills are due November 1st.

Author: Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector
Date: 10/10/2019 3:29:02 PM

First Installment payments for 2019/20 Secured Property Tax Bills are due November 1st.


Jim Hamilton, the County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, reminds all County Taxpayers that payments for the first installment of this year’s secured property tax bill are due November 1st and will be considered delinquent if not postmarked by December 10th. 

"California law requires that we add a 10% penalty if payments are not made by the delinquency date. Taxpayers have until December 10th to make their payments", said Hamilton.

Payments may be made:

  • Online before midnight Tuesday, December 10th on the Tax Collector's website.
  • By mail before midnight December 10th.
  • At the Tax Collector's office, Room D-290, until 5:00 p.m. on December 10th.
  • Please note that eCheck payments can be made with no additional fee, however credit and debit card payments require an additional 2.39% processing fee ($3.95 minimum).

If you haven't received your tax bill by November 1st, please call the Tax Collector's office at (805) 781-5831.